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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. North American blackbird that follows cattle and lays eggs in other birds' nests;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cowbird \Cow"bird`\ (-b[~e]rd`), n. (Zool.) The cow blackbird (Molothrus ater), an American starling. Like the European cuckoo, it builds no nest, but lays its eggs in the nests of other birds; -- so called because frequently associated with cattle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cowbird n 1: North American blackbird that follows cattle and lays eggs in other birds' nests