hill myna

hill myna

noun
an Asian bird of the genus Gracula, of the starling family Sturnidae, especially G. religiosa, that has glossy black plumage and yellow neck wattles and is easily tamed and taught to mimic speech.

Origin:
1885–90

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hill myna

noun
glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech 
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