myna bird

noun
tropical Asian starlings
Syn: ↑myna, ↑mynah, ↑mina, ↑minah, ↑mynah bird
Hypernyms: ↑starling

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myna bird variant UK US
Main entry: mynah bird

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  • myna bird — mynah bird UK [ˈmaɪnə ˌbɜː(r)d] / US [ˈmaɪnə ˌbɜrd] or myna bird UK / US noun [countable] Word forms mynah bird : singular mynah bird plural mynah birds a black bird that is often kept as a pet and can copy speech …   English dictionary

  • mynah bird or myna bird — my|nah bird or my|na bird [ maınə ,bɜrd ] noun count a black bird that is often kept as a pet and can copy speech …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Myna — bird redirects here. For the bird commonly known as the Myna bird in aviculture, see Common Hill Myna. Distinguish from genus Manorina (Australian Miners), genus Geositta (South American Miners), miner and minor. Mynas …   Wikipedia

  • myna — my na, mynah my nah, n. [See {Mino bird}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of Asiatic starlings of the genera {Acridotheres}, {Sturnopastor}, {Sturnia}, {Gracula}, and allied genera. In habits they resemble the European starlings, and like …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myna — /ˈmaɪnə / (say muynuh) noun 1. Also, Indian myna. a common bird, Acridotheres tristis, of parts of eastern Eurasia, having a brown body, white lower underparts, a black head, and yellow beak, legs and eye patches; introduced into Australia in the …   Australian English dictionary

  • myna — maɪnÉ™ n. any of a number of birds of the starling family (native to southeast Asia) that are characterized by their ability to mimic speech and are often kept as pets maɪnÉ™ n. type of bird native of Asia belonging to the starling family …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Common Hill Myna — G. r. peninsularis at Jayanti in the Buxa Tiger Reserve (Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal, India) Note wattles extending around nape Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Hill Myna — Taxobox name = Hill Myna status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px image caption = Southern Hill Myna Gracula religiosa indica regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Sturnidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • mynah bird — noun tropical Asian starlings • Syn: ↑myna, ↑mynah, ↑mina, ↑minah, ↑myna bird • Hypernyms: ↑starling • Hyponyms: ↑crested myna, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crested myna — noun dark brown crested bird of southeastern Asia • Syn: ↑Acridotheres tristis • Hypernyms: ↑myna, ↑mynah, ↑mina, ↑minah, ↑myna bird, ↑mynah bird • …   Useful english dictionary

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