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(Animals) a large black-and-white woodpecker, Campephilus principalis, that is native to the southern USA and which was once thought to be extinct
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|Noun||1.||ivorybill - large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct|
peckerwood, woodpecker, pecker - bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
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