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cedar waxwing

noun
1.
a North American waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum, having light yellowish-brown plumage.
Also called cedar bird.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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  • The juicy berries are consumed by many kinds of wildlife, including the cedar waxwing, named for this tree.

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