(also mynah bird or myna)
Definition of mynah
- an Asian and Australasian starling that typically has dark plumage, gregarious behaviour, and a loud call.
- Family Sturnidae: several genera and species, in particular the hill mynah or southern grackle (Gracula religiosa), which is popular as a cage bird because of its ability to mimic the human voice
mid 18th century: from Hindi mainā