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NOUN (2)

1. any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or predominantly black;
[syn: New World blackbird, blackbird]

2. common black European thrush;
[syn: blackbird, merl, merle, ouzel, ousel, European blackbird, Turdus merula]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Blackbird \Black"bird\, n. 1. Among slavers and pirates, a negro or Polynesian. [Cant, pejorative] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A native of any of the islands near Queensland; -- called also Kanaka. [Australia, pejorative] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Blackbird \Black"bird\ (bl[a^]k"b[~e]rd), v. i. to engage in the slave trade. [Colloq.] [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Blackbird \Black"bird\ (bl[a^]k"b[~e]rd), n. (Zool.) In England, a species of thrush (Turdus merula), a singing bird with a fin note; the merle. In America the name is given to several birds, as the Quiscalus versicolor, or crow blackbird; the Agel[ae]us ph[oe]niceus, or red-winged blackbird; the cowbird; the rusty grackle, etc. See Redwing. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

blackbird n 1: any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or predominantly black [syn: New World blackbird, blackbird] 2: common black European thrush [syn: blackbird, merl, merle, ouzel, ousel, European blackbird, Turdus merula]