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Definition of Magpie
MagpieMagpie Mag"pie, n. [OE. & Prov. E. magot pie, maggoty pie, fr.
Mag, Maggot, equiv. to Margaret, and fr. F. Marquerite, and
common name of the magpie. Marguerite is fr. L. margarita
pearl, Gr. ?, prob. of Eastern origin. See Pie magpie, and
cf. the analogous names Tomtit, and Jackdaw.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous species of the genus Pica and related
genera, allied to the jays, but having a long graduated tail.
Note: The common European magpie (Pica pica, or P.
caudata) is a black and white noisy and mischievous
bird. It can be taught to speak. The American magpie
(P. Hudsonica) is very similar. The yellow-belled
magpie (P. Nuttalli) inhabits California. The blue
magpie (Cyanopolius Cooki) inhabits Spain. Other
allied species are found in Asia. The Tasmanian and
Australian magpies are crow shrikes, as the white
magpie (Gymnorhina organicum), the black magpie
(Strepera fuliginosa), and the Australian magpie
Magpie lark (Zo["o]l.), a common Australian bird (Grallina
picata), conspicuously marked with black and white; --
called also little magpie.
Magpie moth (Zo["o]l.), a black and white European
geometrid moth (Abraxas grossulariata); the harlequin
moth. Its larva feeds on currant and gooseberry bushes.
Meaning of Magpie from wikipedia
of the Corvidae
family. Like other members
family, they are widely considered
to be intelligent
creatures. The Eurasian
- HMS Magpie
, pennant number
U82, was a Royal
Navy Modified Black
Swan-cl**** sloop launched
in 1943 and broken
up in 1959. She was the seventh Royal
- The Eurasian magpie
or common magpie
(Pica pica) is a resident breeding
part of the Eurasian
continent. It is one of several...
- The Australian magpie
(Gymnorhina tibicen) is a medium-sized black
p****erine bird native
New Guinea. Although
(Mega Ampere Generator
for Plasma Implosion
Experiments) is a pulsed power generator based
at Imperial College
Kingdom. The generator...
(Margaret Pye) is a supervillain appearing
in American comic books published
by DC Comics. She was created
by John Byrne, and first appeared
- Magpie Murders
is a 2016 mystery novel
by British author Anthony Horowitz
and the first novel
in the Susan Ryeland
series. The story focuses
on the murder...
- HMS Magpie
is a survey
ship of the Royal
for use on ins**** and coastal survey
work. Magpie replaced
HMS Gleaner. She was accepted
- The magpie
-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca), also known
as the peewee, peewit
or mudlark, is a p****erine bird native
to Australia, Timor
- The Oriental magpie
(Pica serica) is a species
of magpie found
from south-eastern Russia
China, Korea, Taiwan
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