hill myna

noun

: an Asiatic starling (Gracula religiosa) that is black with a white spot on the wings and a pair of flat yellow wattles on the head and is often tamed and taught to pronounce words

Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hill myna was in 1872

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“Hill myna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hill%20myna. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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