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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
MOCKINGBIRD Defined for Kids

mockingbird

noun mock·ing·bird \ˈmä-kiŋ-ˌbərd\

Definition of MOCKINGBIRD for Kids

:  a songbird of North America noted for its imitations of other birds

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