Etymology
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grackle (n.)

1772, gracule, from genus name Gracula, Modern Latin use of fem. of Latin graculus "jackdaw, European crow," perhaps of imitative origin (compare crow (n.), crane (n.)). The Englished form of the word is attested from 1782.

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Definitions of grackle

grackle (n.)
glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech;
Synonyms: hill myna / Indian grackle / Gracula religiosa
grackle (n.)
long-tailed American blackbird having iridescent black plumage;
Synonyms: crow blackbird
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