Brewer blackbird

noun Brew·er blackbird \-r(z)-, -ə(z)-\
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Brewer's blackbird

\-r(z)-, -ə(z)-\

Definition of Brewer blackbird

  1. :  a blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) widely distributed and common in inhabited areas of western North America, the male being shining greenish black with a purplish black head, the female largely dark brownish gray

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Origin and Etymology of brewer blackbird

after Thomas M. Brewer †1880 American ornithologist

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