Blackbird definition

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Any of various passerine birds (family Icteridae) of the New World, the males having almost entirely black plumage, as the red-winged blackbird or the grackle.
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Any of various New World birds of the family Icteridae, such as the grackle or red-winged blackbird, the male of which has black or predominantly black plumage.
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A Eurasian and African songbird (Turdus merula), the male of which is black with a yellow bill.
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A common European thrush (Turdus merula)
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A (common) true thrush, Turdus merula, found in woods and gardens over much of Eurasia, and introduced elsewhere.
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A variety of New World birds of the family Icteridae (26 species of icterid bird).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
blackbird
Plural:
blackbirds

Origin of blackbird