Synonyms
Etymology

1. blackbird

noun. ['ˈblækbɝd'] any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or predominantly black.

Synonyms

  • rusty grackle
  • cowbird
  • grackle
  • rusty blackbird
  • oriole
  • New World blackbird
  • crow blackbird
  • red-winged blackbird
  • Agelaius phoeniceus
  • Euphagus carilonus
  • redwing
  • New World oriole

Etymology

  • bird (English)
  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • black (English)
  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Blackbird

  • clinkenbeard
  • cupboard
  • hebard
  • hibbard
  • hibberd
  • hubbard
  • hulbard
  • hulburd
  • labombard
  • lumbard
  • rothbard
  • scabbard
  • starboard

Sentences with blackbird


1. Noun, singular or mass
One example is the red-winged blackbird – since 1970, its population is down by 92 million.

Quotes about blackbird


1. I do not know which to prefer,The beauty of inflectionsOr the beauty of innuendosThe blackbird whistlingOr just after.
- Wallace Stevens

2. blackbird

noun. ['ˈblækbɝd'] common black European thrush.

Synonyms

  • thrush
  • merl
  • Turdus
  • merle
  • ouzel
  • genus Turdus
  • European blackbird
  • ousel

Etymology

  • bird (English)
  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • black (English)
  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))
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