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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.
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(Animals) any of several gregarious passerine songbirds of the genus Bombycilla, esp B. garrulus, having red waxy wing tips and crested heads: family Bombycillidae
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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|
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