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blackbird

noun [C] uk   /ˈblæk.bɜːd/  us   /-bɝːd/
a European bird, the male of which has black feathers and a bright yellow beak
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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