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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The popular name of the common American waxwing, Ampelis cedrorum or Bombycilla carolinensis: so called in the United States from its fondness for juniper-berries, the fruit of Juniperus Virginiana, commonly called cedar. Also called cedar-lark. See Ampelis and waxwing.


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