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magpie

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈmæɡ.paɪ/
a bird with black and white feathers and a long tail: Magpies are attracted to small, shiny objects, which they carry away to their nests. someone who likes to collect many different types of objects, or use many different styles
Translations of “magpie”
in Vietnamese chim ác là…
in Spanish urraca…
in Thai นกกางเขน…
in Malaysian burung murai…
in French pie…
in German die Elster…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鵲,喜鵲, 收集各式物品的人, 有多種不同風格的人…
in Indonesian jalak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鹊,喜鹊, 收集各式物品的人, 有多种不同风格的人…
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