cedar waxwing(redirected from Cedar-bird)
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A North American bird (Bombycilla cedrorum) having a crested head, a yellow-tipped tail, and waxy red tips on the secondary wing feathers.
[Probably so called because it eats the berries of the red cedar.]
a North American waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum, having light yellowish brown plumage. Also called ce′dar bird`.