Clark's nutcracker

noun
\ ˈklärks- How to pronounce Clark's nutcracker (audio) \

Definition of Clark's nutcracker

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

First Known Use of Clark's nutcracker

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Clark's nutcracker

William Clark

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

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“Clark's nutcracker.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clark's%20nutcracker?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=c&file=clark01v. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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