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Clark's nutcracker

or Clark nutcracker

  1. a nutcracker, Nucifraga columbiana, of western North America, having pale gray plumage and black and white wings and tail.
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Origin of Clark's nutcracker

1910–15, Americanism; named after William Clark; see nutcracker
Also called Clark's crow.
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