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grackle

noun grack·le \ˈgra-kəl\

: a common American bird that has shiny black feathers

Full Definition of GRACKLE

1
:  any of a genus (Quiscalus of the family Icteridae) of large American blackbirds having iridescent black plumage
2
:  any of various Asian starlings (as the hill mynahs)

Origin of GRACKLE

New Latin Gracula, genus name, alteration of Latin graculus jackdaw
First Known Use: 1772
GRACKLE Defined for Kids

grackle

noun grack·le \ˈgra-kəl\

Definition of GRACKLE for Kids

:  a large blackbird with shiny feathers that show changeable green, purple, and bronze colors

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