ivory–billed woodpecker

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

Definition of ivory–billed woodpecker

  1. :  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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