noun wit·wall \ˈwiˌtwȯl\

Definition of witwall



dialectal, British

  1. :  the European great spotted woodpecker

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Origin and Etymology of witwall

obsolete English, golden oriole, from obsolete German witwal, wittewal (now widewal, wiedewal), from Middle High German witewal, wittewal, from wite wood (from Old High German witu) + -wal (of unknown origin) — more at wood

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