hairy wood pecker

hairy woodpecker

noun
a North American woodpecker, Picoides villosus, resembling but larger than the downy woodpecker.

Origin:
1720–30, Americanism

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hairy wood pecker
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: hairy wood mint
Next Definition: hairy wood-pecker
Words Near: hairy wood pecker
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for hairy wood pecker
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing hairy wood pecker
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