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yellow-headed blackbird

[ yel-oh-hed-id ]
/ ˈyɛl oʊˌhɛd ɪd /
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noun

a North American blackbird, Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus, having a yellow head.

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Origin of yellow-headed blackbird

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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