yaffle

/ (ˈjæfəl) /

noun

another name for green woodpecker

Nearby words

  1. yadda yadda yadda,
  2. yadda-yadda,
  3. yadkin,
  4. yae,
  5. yaff,
  6. yafo,
  7. yag,
  8. yage,
  9. yager,
  10. yagi aerial

Word Origin for yaffle

C18: imitative of its cry

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Examples from the Web for yaffle

  • He follows the yaffle, and wherever it pecks the trees he knows that decay has begun within.