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Noun: blackbird  'blak,burd
  1. Any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or predominantly black
    - New World blackbird
  2. Common black European thrush
    - merl, merle, ouzel, ousel, European blackbird, Turdus merula

Derived forms: blackbirds

Type of: American oriole, New World oriole, oriole, thrush

Part of: genus Turdus, Turdus

Encyclopedia: Blackbird, Delaware