Sapsucker definitions

săp'sŭk'ər
Any of various North and Central American woodpeckers of the genus Sphyrapicus that drill holes in certain trees to drink the sap and eat insects attracted to it, especially S. varius, the common species in the east, and S. ruber, found along the west coast.
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Any of a genus (Sphyrapicus) of American woodpeckers that often drill holes in trees for the sap and the insects the sap attracts.
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A woodpecker of the eastern United States (of the genus Sphyrapicus) that feeds mainly on the sap of trees.
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Any woodpecker that punctures the bark of trees and feeds upon the sap.
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Origin of sapsucker

sap +"Ž sucker