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Definition of Purple grackle

Purple grackle
Purple Pur"ple, a. 1. Exhibiting or possessing the color called purple, much esteemed for its richness and beauty; of a deep red, or red and blue color; as, a purple robe. 2. Imperial; regal; -- so called from the color having been an emblem of imperial authority. Hide in the dust thy purple pride. --Shelley. 3. Blood-red; bloody. May such purple tears be alway shed. --Shak. I view a field of blood, And Tiber rolling with a purple blood. --Dryden. Purple bird (Zo["o]l.), the European purple gallinule. See under Gallinule. Purple copper ore. (Min.) See Bornite. Purple grackle (Zo["o]l.), the crow blackbird. See under Crow. Purple martin. See under Martin. Purple sandpiper. See under Sandpiper. Purple shell. See Ianthina.
purple grackle
Crow Crow, n. [AS. cr?we a crow (in sense 1); akin to D. kraai, G. kr?e; cf. Icel. kr?ka crow. So named from its cry, from AS. cr?wan to crow. See Crow, v. i. ] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw. Note: The common crow of Europe, or carrion crow, is C. corone. The common American crow is C. Americanus. See Carrion crow, and Illustr., under Carrion. 2. A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar. Get me an iron crow, and bring it straight Unto my cell. --Shak. 3. The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1. 4. The mesentery of a beast; -- so called by butchers. Carrion crow. See under Carrion. Crow blackbird (Zo["o]l.), an American bird (Quiscalus quiscula); -- called also purple grackle. Crow pheasant (Zo["o]l.), an Indian cuckoo; the common coucal. It is believed by the natives to give omens. See Coucal. Crow shrike (Zo["o]l.), any bird of the genera Gymnorhina, Craticus, or Strepera, mostly from Australia. Red-legged crow. See Crough. As the crow flies, in a direct line. To pick a crow, To pluck a crow, to state and adjust a difference or grievance (with any one).

Meaning of Purple grackle from wikipedia

- media The common grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) is a large icterid found in large numbers through much of North America. The common grackle was first described...
- The great-tailed grackle or Mexican grackle (Quiscalus mexic****) is a medium-sized, highly social p****erine bird native to North and South America. A...
- (Euphagus carolinus) is a medium-sized blackbird, closely related to grackles ("rusty grackle" is an older name for the species). It is a bird that prefers wet...
- Brewer's blackbird, Euphagus cyanocephalus Common grackle, Quiscalus quiscula Boat-tailed grackle, Quiscalus major Order: P****eriformes   Family: Parulidae...
- hummingbird with the following species: Green-throated carib Purple-throated carib Carib grackle, a New World tropical blackbird Carib Aviation, a former...
- shorter bill and the male's head is iridescent purple. This bird is often mistaken for the common grackle but has a shorter tail. The call is a sharp check...
- Brewer's blackbird, Euphagus cyanocephalus (B) Common grackle, Quiscalus quiscula (B) Great-tailed grackle, Quiscalus mexic**** (A) Order: P****eriformes   Family:...
- can be distinguished from less closely related Icterids such as common grackle and brown-headed cowbird by its different silhouette and undulating flight...
- Amazonian motmot Andean motmot Whooping motmot Rufous motmot Mountain grackle Moustached brush-finch Multicoloured tanager Niceforo's wren Lesser nighthawk...
- blackbird, Euphagus cyanocephalus Common grackle, Quiscalus quiscula Boat-tailed grackle/great-tailed grackle, Quiscalus major/Quiscalus mexic**** (A)...
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