from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of fringilline birds of the family Fringillidæ, the type of which is P. enucleator; the pine-grosbeaks.
- n. A genus of hymenopterous insects.
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- n. a genus of Fringillidae
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Similar punk is sometimes formed in conifers from the mycelium of _Fomes pinicola_.