cedarbird
cedar bird ce"dar bird`, cedarbird ce"dar*bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {cedar waxwing}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cedarbird — noun Date: 1883 cedar waxwing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cedarbird — ce·dar·bird (sēʹdər bûrd ) n. See cedar waxwing. * * * …   Universalium

  • cedarbird — noun widely distributed over temperate North America • Syn: ↑cedar waxwing, ↑Bombycilla cedrorun • Hypernyms: ↑waxwing * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : cedar waxwing …   Useful english dictionary

  • cedar bird — ce dar bird , cedarbird ce dar*bird , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {cedar waxwing}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cedarwaxwing — cedar waxwing n. A North American bird (Bombycilla cedrorum) having a crested head, a yellow tipped tail, and predominantly brown plumage. Also called cedarbird.   [Probably so called because it eats the berries of the red cedar.] * * * …   Universalium

  • bird — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Any warm blooded vertebrate with feathers and wings] Syn. fowl, feathered creature, Avis (Latin), songbird, passerine bird, oscine bird, bird of prey, raptor, shorebird, seabird, wader, wading bird, waterfowl, ratite,… …   English dictionary for students

  • cedar waxwing — ☆ cedar waxwing n. n. a brownish gray, crested American waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum), with red, waxlike tips on its secondary wing feathers: sometimes cedarbird n …   English World dictionary

  • Bombycilla cedrorun — noun widely distributed over temperate North America • Syn: ↑cedar waxwing, ↑cedarbird • Hypernyms: ↑waxwing …   Useful english dictionary

  • cedar waxwing — noun widely distributed over temperate North America • Syn: ↑cedarbird, ↑Bombycilla cedrorun • Hypernyms: ↑waxwing …   Useful english dictionary

  • wax|wing — «WAKS WIHNG», noun. a small bird with a showy crest, smooth, brown plumage, and red markings (resembling bits of red sealing wax) on the tips of the wings, such as the cedar waxwing or cedarbird, and the Bohemian waxwing; chatterer …   Useful english dictionary

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