Grackle meaning

grăkəl
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Any of several blackbirds of the family Icteridae found throughout the Americas, especially those of the genus Quiscalus, having iridescent blackish plumage.
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Any of several Asian mynas of the genus Gracula.
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Any of several blackbirds somewhat smaller than a crow; esp., the common grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
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Any of several American blackbirds of the genus Quiscalus having iridescent plumage.
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Any of several Asian myna birds of the genus Gracula.
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Origin of grackle

  • New Latin Grācula genus name from Latin grāculus jackdaw gerə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From gracule, from New Latin Gracula, from Latin graculus (“jackdaw”)

    From Wiktionary