jackdaw

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noun jack·daw \ˈjak-ˌdȯ\

Definition of jackdaw

  1. 1 :  a common black and gray bird (Corvus monedula) of Eurasia and northern Africa that is related to but smaller than the carrion crow

  2. 2 :  grackle 1

First Known Use of jackdaw

1543


JACKDAW Defined for Kids

jackdaw

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noun jack·daw \ˈjak-ˌdȯ\

Definition of jackdaw for Students

  1. :  a black and gray European bird related to but smaller than a crow


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