Clark's nutcracker

noun

: a grayish-white bird (Nucifraga columbiana) of western North America with black-and-white wings and tail

Examples of Clark's nutcracker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also a unique trait of the whitebark pine is that its sole vector of seed dispersion is done by one bird -- the Clark's nutcracker. Arkansas Online, 30 July 2021

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Word History

Etymology

William Clark

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Clark's nutcracker was in 1924

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“Clark's nutcracker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clark%27s%20nutcracker. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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