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  • 1Starling — (engl. Bezeichnung für die Vogelfamilie der Stare) ist der Name von Boris Starling (* 1970), englischer Schriftsteller Ernest Starling (1866–1927), englischer Physiologe Hannah Starling (* 1995), britische Wasserspringerin Simon Starling (* 1967) …

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  • 2Starling — Star ling ( l[i^]ng), n. [OE. sterlyng, a dim. of OE. stare, AS. st[ae]r; akin to AS. stearn, G. star, staar, OHG. stara, Icel. starri, stari, Sw. stare, Dan. st[ae]r, L. sturnus. Cf. {Stare} a starling.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any passerine bird… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3starling — O.E. stærlinc, with dim. suffix linc, from stær starling, from P.Gmc. *staraz (Cf. O.E. stearn, O.N. stari, Norw. stare, O.H.G. stara, Ger. star starling ), from PIE *storo (Cf. L. sturnus starling, O.Pruss …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4starling — [stär′liŋ] n. [ME < OE stærlinc, dim. of stær, starling < IE * stor(n)os, starling, bird with similar cry > L sturnus] any of an Old World family (Sturnidae) of dark colored passerine birds with a short tail, long wings, and a sharp,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5starling — ► NOUN ▪ a gregarious songbird with dark lustrous or iridescent plumage. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6Starling — Taxobox name = Starlings image width = 250px image caption = European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri familia = Sturnidae familia authority = Rafinesque, 1815… …

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  • 7starling — starling1 /stahr ling/, n. 1. a chunky, medium sized European passerine bird, Sturnus vulgaris, of iridescent black plumage with seasonal speckles, that nests in colonies: introduced into North America. 2. any of various similar Old World birds… …

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  • 8Starling — This interesting surname, of Anglo Saxon origin, derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century staerling , Middle English starling meaning starling, the bird. This is an example of that sizeable group of early European surnames that were… …

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  • 9Starling — Loi de Starling (cardiologie) La loi de Starling décrit le fonctionnement du ventricule cardiaque. Le cœur s adapte à la précharge en changeant sa force de contractilité. Dans les limites physiologiques, le coeur éjecte tout le sang qui lui… …

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  • 10starling — I. /ˈstalɪŋ / (say stahling) noun 1. any of numerous birds constituting the family Sturnidae, especially the common starling, Sturnus vulgaris, of Eurasia; widely introduced elsewhere as South Africa, North America, New Zealand and Australia… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 11starling — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stærlinc, from stær starling + ling, linc ling; akin to Old High German stara starling, Latin sturnus Date: before 12th century any of a family (Sturnidae, especially genus Sturnus) of usually dark …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12starling — [OE] Starling is a diminutive form. The original Old English name of the bird was stær, which together with German star, Swedish stare, and Danish stær goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *staraz. This was related to Latin sturnus ‘starling’ …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 13starling — UK [ˈstɑː(r)lɪŋ] / US [ˈstɑrlɪŋ] noun [countable] Word forms starling : singular starling plural starlings a small European bird with dark shiny feathers …

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  • 14starling — [OE] Starling is a diminutive form. The original Old English name of the bird was stær, which together with German star, Swedish stare, and Danish stær goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *staraz. This was related to Latin sturnus ‘starling’ …

    Word origins

  • 15starling — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16starling — star|ling [ˈsta:lıŋ US ˈsta:r ] n [: Old English; Origin: stArlinc, from stAr starling + linc ling ] a common bird with shiny black feathers that lives especially in cities …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17starling — [[t]stɑ͟ː(r)lɪŋ[/t]] starlings N COUNT A starling is a very common bird with greenish black feathers covered in pale spots which is found in Europe and North America. Starlings often fly around in large groups …

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  • 18starling — starling1 noun a gregarious songbird typically having dark lustrous or iridescent plumage. [Sturnus vulgaris and other species, family Sturnidae.] Origin OE stærlinc, from stær starling (of Gmc origin) + ling. starling2 noun a wooden pile erected …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19starling — star•ling [[t]ˈstɑr lɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) orn a stocky, medium sized Eurasian songbird, Sturnus vulgaris, of the family Sturnidae, with iridescent black plumage, seasonally speckled: now established in North America, Australasia, and other parts of the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20starling — lytlauža statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Aštri nuožulni upės vagoje esančios tilto atramos priešsrovinės dalies briauna arba specialus polių ar gelžbetonio statinys prieš atramą ledo lytims per ledonešį laužyti ir nukreipti …

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