crow blackbird

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noun

any of several North American grackles, especially purple grackles of the genus Quiscalus.

Nearby words

  1. croustade,
  2. croute,
  3. crouton,
  4. crouzon's disease,
  5. crow,
  6. crow over,
  7. crow step,
  8. crow's feet,
  9. crow's nest,
  10. crow's-foot

Origin of crow blackbird

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80

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British Dictionary definitions for crow blackbird

crow blackbird

noun

another name for grackle
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