ivory-billed woodpecker
noun Date: 1811 a very large black-and-white woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) of the southeastern United States and Cuba that has a showy red crest in the male and is presumed extinct in the United States

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  • ivory-billed woodpecker — ☆ ivory billed woodpecker [ī′vər ēbild′, īv′rēbild΄ ] n. a large, white billed, blue black woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) of SE U.S.: it is an endangered species …   English World dictionary

  • Ivory-billed Woodpecker — Taxobox name = Ivory billed Woodpecker status = CR status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2005|id=3712|title=Campephilus principalis|downloaded=9 May 2006 Database entry includes… …   Wikipedia

  • ivory-billed woodpecker — /uy veuh ree bild , uy vree / a large, nearly extinct, black and white woodpecker, Campephilus principalis, of the southern U.S. and Cuba, having an ivory colored bill. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * Black and white woodpecker (Campephilus principalis)… …   Universalium

  • ivory-billed woodpecker — balsvasnapis juodasis genys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Campephilus principalis angl. ivory billed woodpecker vok. Elfenbeinspecht, m rus. белоклювый королевский дятел, m pranc. pic à bec ivoire, m ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • ivory-billed woodpecker — noun large black and white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct • Syn: ↑ivorybill, ↑Campephilus principalis • Hypernyms: ↑woodpecker, ↑peckerwood, ↑pecker • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ivory-billed woodpecker — i′vory billed wood′pecker n. orn a large black and white woodpecker, Campephilus principalis, of the southern U.S. and Cuba: close to extinction. Also called i′vory bill • Etymology: 1805–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Cuban Ivory-billed Woodpecker — Photo showing a male Cuban Ivory Bill, by John Dennis Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • i|vo|ry-billed woodpecker — «Y vuhr ee BIHLD, YV ree », a woodpecker with an ivory white bill and flaming red crest, the largest of all North American woodpeckers. It inhabited the forests of the southern United States but is near extinction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ivory (disambiguation) — Ivory is a hard, white, organic substance that is the bulk of the teeth and tusks of animals such as the elephant, hippopotamus, walrus, mammoth, and narwhal. Ivory may also refer to:Places* Côte d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), a country in West Africa * …   Wikipedia

  • Woodpecker — Wood peck er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of scansorial birds belonging to {Picus} and many allied genera of the family {Picid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: These birds have the tail feathers pointed and rigid at the tip to aid in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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