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blackbird
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 3
1. Among slavers and pirates, a negro or Polynesian.
2. A native of any of the islands near Queensland; - called also Kanaka.
3. In England, a species of thrush ( Turdus merula), a singing bird with a fin note; the merle. In America the name is given to several birds, as the Quiscalus versicolor, or crow blackbird; the Agelaeus phoeniceus, or red- winged blackbird; the cowbird; the rusty grackle, etc. See Redwing.
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