Mino bird
Mino bird Mi"no bird" (m[imac]"n[-o] b[~e]rd). [Hind. main[=a].] (Zo["o]l.) An Asiatic bird ({Gracula musica}), allied to the starlings. It is black, with a white spot on the wings, and a pair of flat yellow wattles on the head. It is often tamed and taught to pronounce words. It is one of the birds called mynah bird. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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