Entry from US English dictionary
A North American waxwing.
- Bombycilla cedrorum.
- 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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Syllabification: ce·dar wax·wing
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