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magpie

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English

The North American black-billed magpie, Pica hudsonia.
The Australian magpie, Gymnorhina tibicen.

Etymology

Mag, pet form of Margaret used to denote a chatterer + pie "magpie".

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈmæɡˌpaɪ/, SAMPA: /"m{g%paI/
  • Hyphenation: mag‧pie

Noun

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magpie

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  1. One of several kinds of bird in the family Corvidae, especially Pica pica.
  2. A superficially similar Australian bird, Gymnorhina tibicen.
  3. (slang) Fan or member of Newcastle United FC.

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