from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) primarily of western North America and Central America, having a black, white, and red head and noted for storing large quantities of acorns.
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- noun A species of woodpecker native to the area between southwestern United States and Colombia, Melanerpes formicivorus.
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