/ (ˈmaɪnə) /
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any of various tropical Asian starlings of the genera Acridotheres, Gracula, etc, esp G. religiosa (see hill mynah), some of which can mimic human speech
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Word Origin for mynah
C18: from Hindi mainā, from Sanskrit madana
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Example sentences from the Web for mynah
Those people now claiming to have been skeptical of Krohn's mynah-bird performance of 2009: where were they at the time?
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