Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Cowbird (Page: 337)

Cow"bird` (-b?rd`), n. (Zoöl.) The cow blackbird (Molothrus ater), an American starling. Like the European cuckoo, it builds no nest, but lays its eggs in the nests of other birds; -- so called because frequently associated with cattle.