Definitions of starling

  1. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. A California fish; the rock trout. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. A bird with brown or, in summer, greenish-black plumage and yellowish-white spots. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A bird about the size of the blackbird: (arch.) a ring of piles supporting the pier of a bridge. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Small European bird. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A bird of the genus sturnus; a defence of piles driven round the piers of a bridge. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for starling

  1. How do you do, Starling – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  2. " You see, Starling darling, I wanted you to be prepared," said Joan. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall