ivory-billed wood pecker

ivory-billed woodpecker

[ahy-vuh-ree-bild, ahy-vree-]
a large, nearly extinct, black and white woodpecker, Campephilus principalis, of the southern U.S. and Cuba, having an ivory-colored bill.

1805–15, Americanism

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ivory-billed woodpecker

large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct [syn: ivorybill
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