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blackbird Explained

blackbird at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] a common European and American bird, the male of which is completely black//

blackbird at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

In the New World, any of several species of songbirds in the family Icteridae, collectively called icterids; also, an Old World thrush (Turdus merula, family Turdidae). The best known icterid is the red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), which ranges from Canada to the W. Indies and Central America. It is 8 in. (20 cm) long, and the male's black plumage is set off by red shoulder patches. The Old World blackbird, 10 in. (25 cm) long, is common in woods and gardens throughout temperate Eurasia as well as in Australia and New Zealand. See also grackle.

Blackbird at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Blackbird \Black"bird\, n.
1. Among slavers and pirates, a negro or Polynesian. [Cant]

2. A native of any of the islands near Queensland; -- called
also {Kanaka}. [Australia]

Blackbird \Black"bird\ (bl[a^]k"b[~e]rd), n. (Zo["o]l.)
In England, a species of thrush ({Turdus merula}), a singing
bird with a fin note; the merle. In America the name is given
to several birds, as the {Quiscalus versicolor}, or crow
blackbird; the {Agel[ae]us ph[oe]niceus}, or red-winged
blackbird; the cowbird; the rusty grackle, etc. See
{Redwing}.

blackbird at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

blackbird
n 1: any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or
predominantly black [syn: {New World blackbird}]
2: common black European thrush [syn: {merl}, {merle}, {ouzel},
{ousel}, {European blackbird}, {Turdus merula}]

blackbird at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: wikipedia » Icterid

English

Category: Image - :Solsort.jpg|thumb|right|200px|A blackbird (Turdus merula)

Etymology

From Inter: compound » black|bird.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈblakbəːd/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈblækbəɹd/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-blackbird.ogg|Audio (US)

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


  • A (common) true thrush, Turdus merula, found in woods and gardens over much of Eurasia, and introduced elsewhere.
    1. A variety of New World birds of the family Icteridae (26 species of icterid bird).

      Synonyms

      * Common Blackbird, Turdus merula

  • Eurasian Blackbird, Turdus merula
  • merle (merl)

    Derived terms

    * blackbirder
  • blackbirding
  • New World Blackbird
  • Old World Blackbird
  • red-winged blackbird

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » common thrush, Turdus merula
  • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|mëllenjë
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|սև կեռնեխ|tr=sev keṙnex
  • Aromanian: Inter: t- » rup|njerlã|f
  • Asturian: Inter: t- » ast|ñerbatu|m
  • Basque: Inter: t- » eu|zozo
  • Belarusian: Inter: t- » be|дрозд
  • Breton: Inter: t- » br|moualc’h zu
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|кос|tr=kos
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|merla|f, Inter: t- » ca|tord negre|m
  • Chechen: Inter: tø » ce|Iаьржа хьоза
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|山鳥|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|山鸟|tr=shānniǎo|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|烏鶇|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|乌鸫|tr=wūdōng|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|kos
  • Dalmatian: Inter: tø » dlm|miarla|f
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|solsort|c
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|merel|m
  • Esperanto: Inter: qualifier » ♂♀ Inter: t- » eo|merlo, Inter: qualifier » ♂ Inter: t- » eo|virmerlo, Inter: qualifier » ♀ Inter: t- » eo|merlino, Inter: qualifier » ♂♀ offspring Inter: t- » eo|merlido, Inter: qualifier » ♂ offspring Inter: t- » eo|virmerlido, Inter: qualifier » ♀ offspring Inter: t- » eo|merlidino
  • Estonian: Inter: t+ » et|musträstas
  • Faroese: Inter: t- » fo|kvørkveggja
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|mustarastas
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|merle|m
  • Friulian: Inter: tø » fur|mierli
  • Galician: Inter: t+ » gl|merlo|m
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|შაშვი|tr=šašvi|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Amsel|f
  • Greek: Inter: t- » el|κόσσυφος|m|tr=kóssyfos, Inter: t+ » el|κοτσύφι|n|tr=kotsýfi
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|feketerigó
  • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|svartþröstur
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|lon dobh
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|merlo|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Jèrriais: Inter: qualifier » male Inter: tø » roa-jer|mêle|m, Inter: qualifier » female Inter: tø » roa-jer|mêlerêsse|f
    • Ladin: Inter: tø » lld|merlo
    • Latin: Turdus merula
    • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|melnais meža strazds
    • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|juodasis strazdas
    • Lower Sorbian: Inter: tø » dsb|kos
    • Luxembourgish: Inter: t+ » lb|Märel|f
    • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|кос|tr=kos
    • Maltese: Inter: t- » mt|malvizz iswed
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|svarttrost
    • Occitan: Inter: t- » oc|mèrle
    • Old English: Inter: t- » ang|osle|f|alt=ōsle
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|kos|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|melro|m
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|mierla-neagră|f, Inter: t+ » ro|mierlă|f
    • Romansch: Inter: t- » rm|merlotscha|f
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|чёрный дрозд|m|tr=čórnyj drozd
    • Sami: čáhppesrásttis
    • Sardinian: Inter: t- » sc|picchiaranzu, Inter: t- » sc|mérula, Inter: t- » sc|meurra
    • Scots: Inter: tø » sco|blackie
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|lon|m, Inter: t- » gd|lon dubh|m
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|кос|m
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|kos|m
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|drozd|m
    • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|kos|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|mirlo|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|koltrast|c
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|karatavuk
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|дрізд|m|tr=drizd
    • Upper Sorbian: Inter: t- » hsb|kós
    • Volapük: Inter: qualifier » ♂♀ Inter: t+ » vo|merul, Inter: qualifier » ♂ Inter: t- » vo|himerul, Inter: qualifier » ♀ Inter: t- » vo|jimerul, Inter: qualifier » ♂♀ offspring Inter: t- » vo|merulül, Inter: qualifier » ♂ offspring Inter: t- » vo|himerulül, Inter: qualifier » ♀ offspring Inter: t- » vo|jimerulül
    • Welsh: Inter: t- » cy|mwyalchen, Inter: t- » cy|aderyn du|m
    • West Frisian: Inter: t+ » fy|swarte lyster


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » bird of the family Icteridae
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|turpiaali


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|turpial|m, Inter: t- » es|soldadito|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * ouzel
    • icterid
    • ictericus
    • Icteridae
    • merula
    • merulus


    Category: Category:en:Birds -
    Translation: de » blackbird
    Translation: et » blackbird
    Translation: el » blackbird
    Translation: es » blackbird
    Translation: eo » blackbird
    Translation: fr » blackbird
    Translation: fy » blackbird
    Translation: gl » blackbird
    Translation: ko » blackbird
    Translation: io » blackbird
    Translation: it » blackbird
    Translation: lb » blackbird
    Translation: hu » blackbird
    Translation: mg » blackbird
    Translation: nl » blackbird
    Translation: pl » blackbird
    Translation: ro » blackbird
    Translation: ru » blackbird
    Category: simple:blackbird -
    Translation: fi » blackbird
    Translation: sv » blackbird
    Translation: ta » blackbird
    Translation: te » blackbird
    Translation: vi » blackbird
    Translation: zh » blackbird