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pileated woodpecker

noun

Definition of pileated woodpecker

  1. :  a large red-crested North American woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) that is black with white on the face, neck, and undersides of the wings



1782

First Known Use of pileated woodpecker

1782


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