imperial woodpecker

noun

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: a woodpecker (Campephilus imperialis) of northern Mexico that has black plumage with white markings on the wings and neck, a red crest in the male, and a white bill and that is the largest woodpecker known, the male being about two feet in length

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“Imperial woodpecker.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imperial%20woodpecker. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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