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three-toed woodpecker

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noun
either of two woodpeckers of the genus Picoides, of the Northern Hemisphere, having only three toes on each foot.
any of various similar, tropical, Old World woodpeckers.
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Origin of three-toed woodpecker

First recorded in 1765–75
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