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Meaning of GRACKLE

Pronunciation:  'grakul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  long-tailed American blackbird having iridescent black plumage
  2. [n]  glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech
 

GRACKLE is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: crow blackbird, Gracula religiosa, hill myna, Indian grackle
 
 See Also: blackbird, genus Quiscalus, mina, minah, myna, myna bird, mynah, mynah bird, New World blackbird, purple grackle, Quiscalus, Quiscalus quiscula

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grac"kle\, n. [Cf. L. graculus jackdaw.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) One of several American blackbirds, of the family
    {Icterid[ae]}; as, the rusty grackle ({Scolecophagus
    Carolinus}); the boat-tailed grackle (see Boat-tail); the
    purple grackle ({Quiscalus quiscula}, or {Q.
    versicolor}). See {Crow blackbird}, under {Crow}.
(b) An Asiatic bird of the genus {Gracula}. See {Myna}.

 

 

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