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Brewer's blackbird

[broo-erz] /ˈbru ərz/
noun
1.
a blackbird, Euphagus cyanocephalus, of the U.S., the male of which has greenish-black plumage with a purplish-black head.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; named after Thomas M. Brewer (1814-80), American ornithologist
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