mynah

noun my·nah \ ˈmī-nə \
variants: or myna

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

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Origin and Etymology of mynah

Hindi & Urdu mainā hill mynah, from Sanskrit madana, a kind of bird


MYNAH Defined for English Language Learners

mynah

noun

Definition of mynah for English Language Learners

  • : a black bird from Asia that is often kept as a pet and trained to copy the sounds of words


MYNAH Defined for Kids

mynah

noun my·nah
variants: or myna \ˈmī-nə\

Definition of mynah for Students

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

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