Simple Definition of mynah
: a black bird from Asia that is often kept as a pet and trained to copy the sounds of words
Full Definition of mynah
: any of various Asian starlings (especially genera Acridotheres, Gracula, and Sturnus); especially : a dark brown slightly crested bird (A. tristis) of southeastern Asia with a white tail tip and wing markings and bright yellow bill and feet — compare hill mynah
Variants of mynah
Origin of mynah
Hindi & Urdu mainā hill mynah, from Sanskrit madana, a kind of bird
First Known Use: 1769
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