some of a number of United states blackbirds regarding the household Icteridae, particularly of genus Quiscalus, having iridescent blackish plumage. Also known as crow blackbird.
some of a few Asian mynas of the genus Gracula.
Any of several US blackbirds for the genus Quiscalus having iridescent plumage
Any of a number of Asian myna wild birds of the genus Gracula
One of several American blackbirds, of the family Icteridæ; as, the rusty grackle (Scolecophagus Carolinus); the boat-tailed grackle (see Boat-tail); the purple grackle (Quiscalus quiscula, or Q. versicolor). See Crow blackbird, under crow.
An Asiatic bird of genus Gracula. See myna.
Some or any bird of this genus Gracula, or of 1 associated with the synonymous genera, of this old-world.
An American icterine passerine bird associated with family Icteridæ and chiefly of this subfamily Quiscalinæ: as, the purple grackle, or crowblackbird, Quiscalus purpureus (see cut under crow-blackbird); the boat-tailed or Texas grackle, Q. significant; the rusty grackle, Scolecophagus ferrugineus.
Also spelled grakle.
In angling, the name of an artificial fly used in bass-fishing.
glossy-black Asiatic starling frequently taught to mimic address
long-tailed American blackbird having iridescent black plumage