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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after Meriwether Lewis †1809

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