Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of mynah.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Why are there only crows and mynahs in my gardens?

    Kanha's Dream

  • Black mynahs, egrets, long-tailed shrikes, reed warblers, and Indian pond herons flitted through the dense foliage, and Himalayan kingfishers dropped like turquoise missiles into the water.

    Paradise Regained?

  • Though they are mostly an invasive PITA over here, strlngs (or dwarf European mynahs, if you prefer * grin*) do make what my family calls pepper sky.

    Crows Birds stealing coins from car wash? - Boing Boing

  • Apart from those species particularly associated with the sea and wetlands, there is also a considerable variety of forest birds such as woodpeckers, barbets, shrikes, drongos, mynahs, minivets, babblers and many others.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh

  • Btw, that “one for sorrow …” rhyme is popular in India too, possibly a hand me down from our past colonizers or perhaps the Irish teachers/nuns & priests; except that here it is for mynahs – small brown birds with vivd yellow beaks and very pesky.

    EIGHT FOR DYING • by Lily Thomas

  • The hill mynahs which are black, look bad tempered and have bright yellow beaks, are wonderful songsters and good mimics.

    EIGHT FOR DYING • by Lily Thomas

  • These (the ones that inspire the rhyme) are the common mynahs.

    EIGHT FOR DYING • by Lily Thomas

  • The runway here is visited by raptors called black kites, as well as resident birds such as pigeons, doves, mynahs and sparrows.

    Fowl-Ups at the Bagram Airfield

  • Bagram is on the Salang Corridor, a major Asian migration route, and the runway here is visited by raptors called black kites, as well as resident pigeons, doves, mynahs and sparrows.

    In Battle on Birds,

  • They find great, deep satisfaction in imitating the actions of humans, as parrots and mynahs and parakeets imitate human speech.

    This World Is Taboo

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