Lewis's woodpecker

noun
Lew·​is's woodpecker | \ ˈlüə̇sə̇z- \

Definition of Lewis's woodpecker

: a woodpecker (Asyndesmus lewis) of western North America with the upper parts greenish black, the breast and collar gray, and the face and abdomen rich red

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History and Etymology for Lewis's woodpecker

after Meriwether Lewis †1809

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“Lewis's woodpecker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lewis%27s%20woodpecker. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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