ivory-billed woodpecker

[ ahy-vuh-ree-bild, ahy-vree- ]
/ ˈaɪ və riˌbɪld, ˈaɪ vri- /

noun

a large, nearly extinct, black and white woodpecker, Campephilus principalis, of the southern U.S. and Cuba, having an ivory-colored bill.

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Origin of ivory-billed woodpecker

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15

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