white-breasted nuthatch

noun

Definition of white-breasted nuthatch

: a common nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis carolinensis) of America east of the Rocky mountains that has a black head, largely bluish gray upper parts, and the underbody mostly white

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First Known Use of white-breasted nuthatch

1808, in the meaning defined above

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