Quiscalus versicolor
Blackbird Black"bird (bl[a^]k"b[~e]rd), n. (Zo["o]l.) 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]

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  • Q versicolor — Grackle Grac kle, n. [Cf. L. graculus jackdaw.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) One of several American blackbirds, of the family {Icterid[ae]}; as, the rusty grackle ({Scolecophagus Carolinus}); the boat tailed grackle (see Boat tail); the purple grackle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Schwarzvögel — oder Bootschwänze (Chalcophanes), Gattg. der Trupiale, mit schwarzem, glänzendem Gefieder. Hierher der Purpur S. (Maisdieb, Purpurgrakel, C. quiscălus L., Quiscălus versicŏlor Vieill. [Abb. 1682]), schwarz, schwarzgrün, violettblau schillernd,… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Agelaeus phoeniceus — Blackbird Black bird (bl[a^]k b[ e]rd), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blackbird — Black bird (bl[a^]k b[ e]rd), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turdus merula — Blackbird Black bird (bl[a^]k b[ e]rd), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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