from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large fringilline bird of Europe and North America, Pinicola enucleator, found chiefly in coniferous woods in northerly or alpine regions. See Pinicola. Also called pine-bullfinch, pine-finch.


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  • As I listened, delighted with the carol and the minstrel's novel situation, a mass of snow, loosened by the sun, slid from the snow bower, and a pine-grosbeak appeared in the doorway.

    Ways of Wood Folk


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