from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of banded woodpeckers of the warmer parts of America, of which the red-bellied woodpecker, C. carolinus, is the type: so called from the acute tail-feathers. They are also known as zebra-woodpeckers, from the transversely striped plumage.
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