Definition of Oxpeckers

1. Noun. (plural of oxpecker) ¹

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Definition of Oxpeckers

1. oxpecker [n] - See also: oxpecker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxpeckers

oxonium
oxonium ion
oxoniums
oxophenarsine hydrochloride
oxopnictide
oxopnictides
oxorhenium
oxos
oxosilane
oxosilanes
oxosuccinic acid
oxosulfoselenide
oxotremorine
oxovanadium
oxpecker
oxpeckers (current term)
oxprenolol
oxprenolol hydrochloride
oxshoe
oxshoes
oxskin
oxskins
oxslip
oxslips
oxtail
oxtail soup
oxtails
oxtant
oxter
oxtered

Literary usage of Oxpeckers

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"The birds that have a beneficial relation to stock, that is, as tick destroyers, include the oxpeckers, one species of egret, one crow and one starling. ..."

2. Read & Understand, Nonfiction Grades 4-6 by Tekla N. White, Marilyn Evans, Evan-Moor Corporation (1999)
"Why do other animals come to the water holes to drink when they see the giraffes are there? 4. How do oxpeckers help giraffes? How do the giraffes help the ..."

3. Spanish/English Read & Understand Nonfiction by Delana Heidrich, Kathleen Simpson, Ana Shirazi, Tekla White (2005)
"3. Why do other animals come to the water holes to drink when they see that the giraffes are there? 4. How do oxpeckers help giraffes? ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National by John Walter Osborne (1854)
"... green, blue, or crimson ; rose-winged parakeets, crimson nutcrackers, scissor-bills, crane?, kingfishers, oxpeckers, guinea-fowls, and all the rest. ..."

5. Madagascar and France: With Some Account of the Island, Its People, Its by George A. Shaw (1885)
"As Mr. Wallace points out, the glossy starlings, the plantain-eaters, oxpeckers, barbels, honey-guides, ..."

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