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From Middle English starling, sterling, sterlinge, from Old English starlinc, stærlinc (starling), from stær (starling) + -linc, -ling (diminutive suffix). Cognate with Middle Dutch sterlinck (starling).

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starling (plural starlings)

  1. A family, Sturnidae, of passerine birds.
    1. The common starling, Sturnus vulgaris, which has dark, iridescent plumage.
  2. A structure of pilings that protects the piers of a bridge.
  3. A California fish, the rock trout, Hexagrammos, especially, Hexagrammos decagrammus, the boregat or bodieron.

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  Starling (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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