Wood-creeper

woodcreeper

[wood-kree-per]
noun
any of numerous New World tropical songbirds of the family Dendrocolaptidae, having stiffened tail feathers and creeperlike habits.
Also called woodhewer.


Origin:
wood1 + creeper

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wood-creeper

noun
any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckers [syn: woodhewer
woodcreeper

noun
any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckers [syn: woodhewer
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