Meaning of “woodpecker” in the English Dictionary

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"woodpecker" in British English

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woodpeckernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwʊdˌpek.ər/ us /ˈwʊdˌpek.ɚ/

(Definition of “woodpecker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"woodpecker" in American English

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woodpeckernoun [ C ]

us /ˈwʊdˌpek·ər/

a bird with a strong beak that it hammers into tree trunks to find insects to eat

(Definition of “woodpecker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)