from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A starling (Gracula religiosa) native to Europe and North America, having the capacity to mimic human speech and often kept as a pet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. one of several species of birds of India, of the genus Gracula, and allied to the starlings. They are easily taught to speak many words. [Written also hill mynah.] See Myna.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech
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