HyperDic: woodpecker

English > 1 sense of the word woodpecker:
NOUNanimalwoodpecker, peckerwood, peckerbird with strong claws / claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
woodpecker > pronunciation
Soundswuh'dpeh.ker
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > woodpecker: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningbird with strong claws / claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects.
Synonymspeckerwood, pecker
Member ofPicidae, family Picidaewoodpeckers
Narrowerdowny woodpeckersmall North American woodpecker with black and white plumage and a small bill
flickerNorth American woodpecker
green woodpecker, Picus viridiswoodpecker of Europe and western Asia
ivorybill, ivory-billed woodpecker, Campephilus principalislarge black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill
piculetsmall woodpeckers of South America and Africa and East Indies having soft rounded tail feathers
redheaded woodpecker, redhead, Melanerpes erythrocephalusBlack-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck
sapsuckersmall American woodpecker that feeds on sap from e.g. apple and maple trees
wryneckOld World woodpecker with a peculiar habit of twisting the neck
Broaderpiciform birdAny of numerous nonpasserine insectivorous climbing birds usually having strong bills for boring wood
Spanishcarpintero, pájaro carpintero, picamaderos
Catalanpicot, pigot

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