or my·nah, mi·na, mi·nah
- any of several Asian birds of the starling family Sturnidae, especially those of the genera Acridotheres and Gracula, certain species of which have the ability to mimic speech and are kept as pets.
Origin of myna
First recorded in 1760–70, myna is from the Hindi word mainā
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Examples from the Web for myna
Indeed the usual lure bird for a red-headed merlin is a myna.
The other species of myna follow the plough, but not so consistently as the bank myna.
The same may be said of the myna, the king-crow, and a great many other birds and beasts.
Owing to the self-assertion of the myna he is apt to be quarrelsome.
A myna is a self-assertive bird, a bird that will stand no nonsense.