pyrrhuloxia

pyrrhuloxia
/pir'euh lok"see euh/, n.
a cardinallike grosbeak, Cardinalis (Pyrrhuloxia) sinuatus, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having a bill superficially resembling that of a parrot.
[ < NL Pyrrhu(la) finch genus ( < Gk pyrrhoúlas a red bird, deriv. of pyrrhós red) + NL Loxia crossbill genus, equiv. to Gk lox(ós) oblique + -ia -IA]

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