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cedar waxwing

Syllabification: ce·dar wax·wing

Definition of cedar waxwing in English:

noun

A North American waxwing.
  • Bombycilla cedrorum
Example sentences
  • At this point the robins just simply disappeared, as did the cedar waxwing, the hermit thrush, and the fox sparrow.
  • American holly trees are a major food source for winter-migrating flacks of small birds such as the cedar waxwing and American goldfinch, and stands of hollies are an important fast food stop in their migrations.
  • Offerings of oranges, apples and grapes may attract orioles, as well as cedar waxwings, mockingbirds and cardinals.

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