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bobolink

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noun bob·o·link \ˈbä-bə-ˌliŋk\

Definition of bobolink

  1. :  an American migratory songbird (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) with the breeding male chiefly black



Origin and Etymology of bobolink

imitative


First Known Use: circa 1801


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bobolink

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noun bob·o·link \ˈbäb-ə-ˌliŋk\

Definition of bobolink for Students

  1. :  a North American songbird related to the blackbirds




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