Meaning of mockingbird

mock•ing•bird

Pronunciation: (mok'ing-bûrd"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several gray, black, and white songbirds of the genus Mimus, esp. M. polyglottos, of the U.S. and Mexico, noted for their ability to mimic the songs of other birds.
  2. any of various related or similar birds, as Melanotis caerulescensof Mexico.
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