Boat-tail
Boat-tail Boat"-tail`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large grackle or blackbird ({Quiscalus major}), found in the Southern United States. [1913 Webster]

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  • boat-tailed grackle — noun : a large grackle (Cassidix mexicanus) of the southern United States and Mexico having a tail that is keel shaped when spread or when the bird is in flight * * * /boht tayld / a large grackle, Quiscalus major, of the southeastern U.S., that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tail — I. /teɪl / (say tayl) noun 1. the hindmost part of an animal, posterior to the vent, especially when forming a distinct flexible appendage to the trunk. 2. something resembling or suggesting this in shape or position: the tail of a kite. 3. the… …   Australian English dictionary

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