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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Fringillidae.


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  • There is only one Indian species of the other genus; this is known as the spotted-winged grosbeak (_Mycerobas melanoxanthus_), the localities in which this occurs are said to be "the Himalayas from the Hazara country to Sikkim at considerable elevations and Manipur."

    Birds of the Indian Hills Douglas Dewar 1916

  • In one genus of grosbeak -- _Mycerobas_ -- the bill is as deep as it is long, while in the other genus -- _Pycnorhamphus_ -- it is nearly as massive.

    Birds of the Indian Hills Douglas Dewar 1916

  • Name of the largest finch is Mycerobas affinis, Collared Grosbeak.

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