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[mahy-nuh] /ˈmaɪ nə/

noun, plural minae
[mahy-nee] /ˈmaɪ ni/ (Show IPA), minas.
an ancient unit of weight and value equal to the sixtieth part of a talent.
[mahy-nuh] /ˈmaɪ nə/
[mahy-nuh] /ˈmaɪ nə/
any of several Asian birds of the starling family Sturnidae, especially those of the genera Acridotheres and Gracula, certain species of which have the ability to mimic speech and are kept as pets.
noun (pl) -nae (-niː), -nas
an ancient unit of weight and money, used in Asia Minor, equal to one sixtieth of a talent

talking starling of India, see mynah.


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