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Pronunciation: (waks'wing"), [key]
n.
any of several songbirds of the family Bombycillidae, having a showy crest and certain feathers tipped with a red, waxy material, as Bombycilla garrulus (Bohemian waxwing), of the Northern Hemisphere.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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