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Brewer's blackbird

[broo-erz]
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noun
  1. a blackbird, Euphagus cyanocephalus, of the U.S., the male of which has greenish-black plumage with a purplish-black head.

Origin of Brewer's blackbird

1855–60, Americanism; named after Thomas M. Brewer (1814–80), American ornithologist
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