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Any of several birds of the genus Bombycilla of the Northern Hemisphere, having a crested head, grayish-brown plumage, and usually waxy red tips on the wing feathers.
(Animals) any of several gregarious passerine songbirds of the genus Bombycilla, esp B. garrulus, having red waxy wing tips and crested heads: family Bombycillidae
any of several crested songbirds of the family Bombycillidae, of the Northern Hemisphere, having certain feathers tipped with a red, waxy substance.
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|Noun||1.||waxwing - brown velvety-plumaged songbirds of the northern hemisphere having crested heads and red waxy wing tips|