bronzed grackle

or bronze grackle


noun

the western subspecies of the American bird, the common grackle, Quiscalus quiscula versicolor, having bronzy, iridescent plumage.

Nearby words

  1. bronze medal,
  2. bronze star,
  3. bronze whaler,
  4. bronzed,
  5. bronzed disease,
  6. bronzer,
  7. bronzing,
  8. bronzino,
  9. bronzite,
  10. brooch

Origin of bronzed grackle

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95

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