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grosbeak

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
grosbeak

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hawfinch, etc. XVII. — F. grosbec, f. gros large, GROSS + bec BEAK.

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Subjects: History of English

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