from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A black and white North American woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) having a solid white back and a small bill.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small black and white ladder-backed woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) of Central and Eastern U. S. and Canada. It strongly resembles the hairy woodpecker, but is smaller (6 1/2"), compared with about 9-1/2" for the hairy. it is common in suburban backyards.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small North American woodpecker with black and white plumage and a small bill
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