Definition of yellow-bellied sapsucker in English:

yellow-bellied sapsucker

Syllabification: yel·low-bel·lied sap·suck·er

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  • A woodpecker of eastern North America with black-and-white plumage, a pale yellow belly, and, in the male, a scarlet crown and throat.
    • Sphyrapicus varius, family Picidae

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