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Meaning of NUTHATCH

Pronunciation:  'nuthatsh

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of various small short-tailed sharp-beaked birds that creep on trees and feed on small nuts and insects
 

NUTHATCH is a 8 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: nutcracker
 
 See Also: European nuthatch, family Sittidae, oscine, oscine bird, red-breasted nuthatch, Sitta canadensis, Sitta carolinensis, Sitta europaea, Sittidae, white-breasted nuthatch

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nut"hatch`\, n. [OE. nuthake. See 2d {Hack}.]
(Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of birds of the genus {Sitta}, as
the European species ({Sitta Europ[ae]a}). The white-breasted
nuthatch ({S. Carolinensis}), the red-breasted nuthatch ({S.
Canadensis}), the pygmy nuthatch ({S. pygm[ae]a}), and
others, are American.

 

 

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