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acorn woodpecker

noun

Definition of ACORN WOODPECKER

:  a woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) found from the United States Pacific coast south to Colombia that stores acorns in small holes which it digs especially in the bark of trees

First Known Use of ACORN WOODPECKER

1981

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