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pinyon jay

noun
1.
a grayish-blue, uncrested jay, Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus, found in mountainous parts of the western U.S.
Also called piñon jay.
Origin of pinyon jay
1885-1890
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90
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