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yellow-headed blackbird

[yel-oh-hed-id] /ˈyɛl oʊˌhɛd ɪd/
noun
1.
a North American blackbird, Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus, having a yellow head.
Origin of yellow-headed blackbird
1840-1850
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50
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