Definitions for mockingbirdˈmɒk ɪŋˌbɜrd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mockingbird, mocker, Mimus polyglotktos(noun)

    long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds

Wiktionary

  1. mockingbird(Noun)

    A long-tailed American songbird of the Mimidae family, noted for its ability to mimic calls of other birds.

Freebase

  1. Mockingbird

    Mockingbirds are a group of New World passerine birds from the Mimidae family. They are best known for the habit of some species mimicking the songs of other birds and the sounds of insects and amphibians, often loudly and in rapid succession. There are about 17 species in three genera. These do not appear to form a monophyletic lineage: Mimus and Nesomimus are quite closely related; their closest living relatives appear to be some thrashers, such as the Sage Thrasher. Melanotis is more distinct; it seems to represent a very ancient basal lineage of Mimidae.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. mockingbird

    Software that intercepts communications (especially login transactions) between users and hosts and provides system-like responses to the users while saving their responses (especially account IDs and passwords). A special case of Trojan horse.


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