Definition of Common nutcracker
1. Noun. Old World nutcracker.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Nutcracker
Literary usage of Common nutcracker
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... lately very rare in collections, and only inhabiting the western elopes of the Rocky Mountains, is known. The common nutcracker has a wide range in the ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom: Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier (1832)
"... L. (The common nutcracker.) Brown; the whole body spotted with white. It builds in the hollows of trees, in dense mountain forests, climbs trees and ..."