Woodpecker meaning

wo͝odpĕkər
Frequency:
Any of various birds of the family Picidae, having strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for clinging to and climbing trees and a chisellike bill for drilling through bark and wood.
noun
0
0
Any of a family (Picidae) of piciform birds distinguished by stiff tail feathers used for support, a strong, pointed, chisel-shaped bill used for drilling holes in bark to get insects, and a long, protrusile tongue with a spearlike tip.
noun
0
0
One of many species of bird from the subfamily Picinae, with a sharp beak suitable for pecking holes in wood.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of woodpecker