from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See ivory-billed woodpecker.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large, handsome, black-and-white North American woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), having a large, sharp, ivory-colored beak. Its general color is glossy black, with white secondaries, and a white dorsal stripe. The male has a large, scarlet crest. It is now rare, and found only in the Gulf States and Cuba.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ivory-billed woodpecker, Campophilus principalis: so called from the ivory-like hardness and whiteness of the bill. See cut under Campophilus. Coues.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct
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There's an independent documentary-style movie out, Woodpecker, on the ivorybill.
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From Arkansas, ongoing searches in alleged ivorybill woodpecker territory ...
Nothing new, but another article on searching for ivorybill woodpeckers here.
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