brewer's black bird

Brewer's blackbird

a blackbird, Euphagus cyanocephalus, of the U.S., the male of which has greenish-black plumage with a purplish-black head.

1855–60, Americanism; named after Thomas M. Brewer (1814–80), American ornithologist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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