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mynah

Syllabification: my·nah
Pronunciation: /ˈmīnə
 
/
(also myna or mynah bird)

Definition of mynah in English:

noun

An Asian and Australasian starling that typically has dark plumage, gregarious behavior, and a loud call.
Example sentences
  • Sparrows, starlings, Indian mynahs and feral pigeons rarely visit Australian gardens, which welcome an array of colourful native birds.
  • Soil can be seeded within monoculture grass, or trees can be planted widely apart so that they do not become roosts for mynas and starlings.
  • There are even a few rare records of mynas attacking people.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Hindi mainā.

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