Meaning of grackle

grack•le

Pronunciation: (grak'ul), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several long-tailed American birds of the family Icteridae, esp. of the genus Quiscalus, having usually iridescent black plumage.
  2. any of several Old World birds of the family Sturnidae, esp. certain mynas.
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