or my·nah, mi·na, mi·nah
Origin of myna
Examples from the Web for mynah
There is a finish about the mynah's and the starling's mimicry which certainly beats that of the parrots.The Naturalist on the Thames|C. J. Cornish
British Dictionary definitions for mynah
Word Origin for mynah
Word Origin and History for mynah
type of passerine bird of India and the East, "talking starling," 1769, from Hindi maina "a starling," from Sanskrit madana- "delightful, joyful," related to madati "it gladdens," literally "it bubbles," from PIE root *mad- "moist, wet" (see mast (n.2).