<ornithology> One of several American blackbirds, of the family Icteridae; as, the rusty grackle (Scolecophagus Carolinus); the boat-tailed grackle (see Boat-tail); the purple grackle (Quiscalus quiscula, or Q. Versicolour). See Crow blackbird, under Crow.

An Asiatic bird of the genus Gracula. See Myna.

Origin: Cf. L. Graculus jackdaw.

(01 Mar 1998)

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