Definition of Shama

1. n. A saxicoline singing bird (Kittacincla macroura) of India, noted for the sweetness and power of its song. In confinement it imitates the notes of other birds and various animals with accuracy. Its head, neck, back, breast, and tail are glossy black, the rump white, the under parts chestnut.



Definition of Shama

1. an Indian songbird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Shama

1. A saxicoline singing bird (Kittacincla macroura) of India, noted for the sweetness and power of its song. In confinement it imitates the notes of other birds and various animals with accuracy. Its head, neck, back, breast, and tail are glossy black, the rump white, the under parts chestnut. Origin: Hind. Shama. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shama

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Literary usage of Shama

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1. The Chronicles of a Traveller: Or, A History of the Afghan Wars with Persia by Tadeusz Jan Krusiński (1840)
"... had seized shama- chia, and then that the rest of Persia was laid waste, they were much enraged, as they would have endeavoured efficiently to have met ..."

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