noun my·nah \ˈmī-nə\

: 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

my·nah or my·na \ˈmī-nə\

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Origin of MYNAH

Hindi & Urdu mainā hill mynah, from Sanskrit madana, a kind of bird
First Known Use: 1769

Rhymes with MYNAH

MYNA Defined for Kids


noun my·nah \ˈmī-nə\

Definition of MYNAH for Kids

:  an Asian bird that is related to the starling and can be trained to mimic words

Variants of MYNAH

my·nah or my·na \ˈmī-nə\


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