ivory-billed woodpecker

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noun ivo·ry-billed woodpecker \ ˈīv-rē-ˈbild- , ˈī-və-rē- \

Definition of ivory-billed woodpecker

:a very large black-and-white woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) of the southeastern U.S. and Cuba that has a showy red crest in the male and is presumed extinct in the U.S.

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First Known Use of ivory-billed woodpecker

1811


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