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mockingbird

noun mock·ing·bird \ˈmä-kiŋ-ˌbərd, ˈm-\

: a North American bird that sings loudly and copies the songs of other birds

Full Definition of MOCKINGBIRD

:  a common grayish North American bird (Mimus polyglottos) related to the thrashers that is remarkable for its exact imitations of the notes of other birds

First Known Use of MOCKINGBIRD

1676

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