Simple Definition of cowbird
: a brown and black North American bird that lays its eggs in the nests of other birds
Full Definition of cowbird
: any of a genus (Molothrus of the family Icteridae) of New World blackbirds that lay their eggs in the nests of other birds; especially : one (M. ater) widespread in the United States and southern Canada in which the male is black with a brown head and the female is gray
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COWBIRD Defined for Kids
Definition of cowbird
: a small North American blackbird that lays its eggs in the nests of other birds
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