gila-woodpecker

Gila woodpecker

noun
a dull-colored woodpecker, Melanerpes uropygialis, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; after Gila

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To gila-woodpecker
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: gila-monster
Next Definition: gilalai
Words Near: gila-woodpecker
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for gila-woodpecker
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing gila-woodpecker
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;