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It Has 6 letters ( m a g p i e )         3 vowels ( a i e )         3 consonants ( m g p )         Word on the contrary eipgam

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Mag, a nickname for Margaret that was used to denote a chatterer, and pie, an archaic word meaning "magpie", from Old French _pie_, from Latin _pica_, from Proto-Indo-European _*(s)peyk-_ (“woodpecker, magpie”).

From Mag, a nickname for Margaret that was used to denote a chatterer, and pie, an archaic word meaning "magpie", from Old French pie, from Latin pica, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker, magpie).

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈmæɡˌpaɪ/ * Hyphenation: mag‧pie

  • IPA(key): /ˈmæɡˌpaɪ/
  • Hyphenation: mag‧pie

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English - Noun

MAGPIE (_plural_ MAGPIES) * One of several kinds of bird in the family Corvidae * especially _Pica pica_. * A superficially similar Australian bird, _Gymnorhina tibicen_, now _Cracticus tibicen_. * Someone who displays a magpie-like quality such as collecting, or committing robbery. * (slang) Fan or member of Newcastle United F.C. SYNONYMS * (_Pica pica_): Eurasian magpie, European magpie, common magpie * maggie * pie * piet DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

magpie (plural magpies)

  1. One of several kinds of bird in the family Corvidae
    1. especially Pica pica.
  2. A superficially similar Australian bird, Gymnorhina tibicen, now Cracticus tibicen.
  3. Someone who displays a magpie-like quality such as collecting, or committing robbery.
  4. (slang) Fan or member of Newcastle United F.C.

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