Definition of nuthatch
: any of various small tree-climbing chiefly insectivorous birds (family Sittidae and especially genus Sitta) that have a compact body, a narrow bill, a short tail, and sometimes a black cap
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A red-breasted nuthatch even showed; a late holdover from the winter.
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NUTHATCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nuthatch for English Language Learners
: a small bird with a narrow beak and short tail
NUTHATCH Defined for Kids
Definition of nuthatch for Students
: a small bird that creeps on tree trunks and branches and eats insects
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