Definition of waxwing
: any of a genus (Bombycilla) of American and Eurasian chiefly brown to gray oscine birds (as a cedar waxwing) having a showy crest, red waxy material on the tips of the secondaries, and a yellow band on the tip of the tail
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Rhymes with waxwing
Anqing, backswing, Baoding, bedspring, Beijing, bi-swing, bitewing, bowstring, bullring, Chongqing, clearwing, downswing, drawstring, D ring, earring, first-string, forewing, G-string, greenwing, growth ring, hairspring, hamstring, handspring, headspring, heartstring, hind wing, hot spring, Kunming, lacewing, lapwing, latchstring, left-wing, mainspring, Nanjing, Nan Ling, Nanning, O-ring, offspring, plaything, redwing, right-wing, seal ring, shoestring, slip ring, sure thing, unsling, unstring, upspring, upswing, wellspring, whitewing, wingding, Xining
WAXWING Defined for Kids
Definition of waxwing for Students
: a crested mostly brown bird having yellow on the tip of the tail and often a waxy substance on the tip of some wing feathers
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