Woodhewer
Woodhewer Wood"hew`er, n. (Zo["o]l.) A woodpecker. [1913 Webster]

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  • woodhewer — /wood hyooh euhr/, n. woodcreeper. [WOOD1 + HEWER] * * * …   Universalium

  • woodhewer — 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: ↑woodcreeper, ↑wood creeper, ↑tree creeper • Hypernyms: ↑tyrannid • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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, ↑wood creeper, ↑tree creeper • Hypernyms: ↑tyrannid • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • woodcreeper — /wood kree peuhr/, n. any of numerous New World tropical songbirds of the family Dendrocolaptidae, having stiffened tail feathers and creeperlike habits. Also called woodhewer. [WOOD1 + CREEPER] * * * ▪ bird also called  Woodhewer,         any of …   Universalium

  • tree creeper — noun 1. any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet • Syn: ↑creeper • Hypernyms: ↑oscine, ↑oscine bird • Hyponyms: ↑brown creeper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Dendrocolaptidae — noun woodhewers or woodcreepers • Syn: ↑family Dendrocolaptidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Tyranni, ↑suborder Tyranni • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Dendrocolaptidae — noun woodhewers or woodcreepers • Syn: ↑Dendrocolaptidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Tyranni, ↑suborder Tyranni • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tyrannid — noun a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni • Hypernyms: ↑passerine, ↑passeriform bird • Hyponyms: ↑New World flycatcher, ↑flycatcher, ↑tyrant flycatcher, ↑tyrant bird, ↑man …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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, ↑tree creeper • Hypernyms: ↑tyrannid • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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