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Clark's nutcracker

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noun

a nutcracker, Nucifraga columbiana, of western North America, having pale gray plumage and black and white wings and tail.

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Also called Clark's crow .

Origin of Clark's nutcracker

1910–15, Americanism; named after William Clark; see nutcracker
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