Starling

Definition of Starling

Star´ling   Pronunciation: ~lĭng
n.1.(Zool.) Any passerine bird belonging to Sturnus and allied genera. The European starling (Sturnus vulgaris) is dark brown or greenish black, with a metallic gloss, and spotted with yellowish white. It is a sociable bird, and builds about houses, old towers, etc. Called also stare, and starred. The pied starling of India is Sternopastor contra.
2.(Zool.) A California fish; the rock trout.
3.A structure of piles driven round the piers of a bridge for protection and support; - called also sterling.
Rose-colored starling
(Zool.) See Pastor.

Related Words

common starling, family Sturnidae, mina, minah, myna, myna bird, mynah, mynah bird, oscine, oscine bird, Pastor roseus, Pastor sturnus, rose-colored pastor, rose-colored starling, Sturnidae, Sturnus vulgaris
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