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Meaning of “blackbird” - Learner’s Dictionary

blackbird

noun [C]     /ˈblækbɜːd/
a bird with black feathers and a yellow beakOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey
Translations of “blackbird”
in Korean 찌르레기…
in Arabic الشَّحْرور…
in Portuguese melro…
in Catalan merla…
in Japanese クロウタドリ…
in Italian merlo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 畫眉(產於歐洲,雄鳥黑羽黃喙,雌鳥有棕色羽毛)…
in Russian дрозд…
in Turkish karatavuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乌鸫(产于欧洲,雄鸟黑羽黄喙,雌鸟羽毛为棕色)…
in Polish kos…
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