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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Campephilus principalis Campephilus principalis n : large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct [syn: ivorybill, ivory-billed woodpecker]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Campephilus principalis ivorybill \i"vo*ry*bill`\, Ivory-bill \I"vo*ry-bill`\([imac]"v[-o]*r[y^]*b[i^]l`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A large, handsome, black-and-white North American woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), having a large, sharp, ivory-colored beak. Its general color is glossy black, with white secondaries, and a white dorsal stripe. The male has a large, scarlet crest. It is now rare, and found only in the Gulf States and Cuba. Syn: ivory-billed woodpecker, Campephilus principalis. [1913 Webster] Woodpecker \Wood"peck`er\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of scansorial birds belonging to Picus and many allied genera of the family Picid[ae]. [1913 Webster] Note: These birds have the tail feathers pointed and rigid at the tip to aid in climbing, and a strong chisellike bill with which they are able to drill holes in the bark and wood of trees in search of insect larv[ae] upon which most of the species feed. A few species feed partly upon the sap of trees (see Sap sucker, under Sap), others spend a portion of their time on the ground in search of ants and other insects. [1913 Webster] The most common European species are the greater spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopus major), the lesser spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopus minor), and the green woodpecker, or yaffle (see Yaffle). [1913 Webster] The best-known American species are the pileated woodpecker (see under Pileated), the ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), which is one of the largest known species, the red-headed woodpecker, or red-head (Melanerpes erythrocephalus ), the red-bellied woodpecker (Melanerpes Carolinus) (see Chab), the superciliary woodpecker (Melanerpes superciliaris), the hairy woodpecker (Dryobates villosus), the downy woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens), the three-toed, woodpecker (Picoides Americanus), the golden-winged woodpecker (see Flicker), and the sap suckers. See also Carpintero. [1913 Webster] Woodpecker hornbill (Zo["o]l.), a black and white Asiatic hornbill (Buceros pica) which resembles a woodpecker in color. [1913 Webster]


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