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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mag·pie /ˈmægˌpaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mag·pie n.  Zool. Any one of numerous species of the genus Pica and related genera, allied to the jays, but having a long graduated tail.
 Note:The common European magpie (Pica pica, or Pica caudata) is a black and white noisy and mischievous bird. It can be taught to speak.  The American magpie (Pica Hudsonica) is very similar. The yellow-belled magpie (Pica Nuttalli) inhabits California.  The blue magpie (Cyanopolius Cooki) inhabits Spain. Other allied species are found in Asia.  The Tasmanian and Australian magpies are crow shrikes, as the white magpie (Gymnorhina organicum), the black magpie (Strepera fuliginosa), and the Australian magpie (Cracticus picatus).
 Magpie lark Zool., a common Australian bird (Grallina picata), conspicuously marked with black and white; -- called also little magpie.
 Magpie moth Zool., a black and white European geometrid moth (Abraxas grossulariata); the harlequin moth. Its larva feeds on currant and gooseberry bushes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: long-tailed black-and-white bird that utters a chattering
      2: someone who collects things that have been discarded by
         others [syn: scavenger, pack rat]
      3: an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker [syn: chatterer,
          babbler, prater, chatterbox, spouter]