Hawfinch meaning

hôfĭnch
A bird (Coccothraustes coccothraustes) of Eurasia and North Africa having a thick bill, a short white-tipped tail, and brown, white, and black plumage.
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The common European grosbeak (Coccothraustes coccothraustes) of a family (Fringillidae) of finches.
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A large Eurasian finch, Coccothraustes coccothraustes, with a thick bill.
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Origin of hawfinch

  • haw finch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition