blue jay


noun

a common, crested jay, Cyanocitta cristata, of eastern North America, having a bright blue back and a gray breast.

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Origin of blue jay

An Americanism dating back to 1700–10
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British Dictionary definitions for blue jay

blue jay

noun

a common North American jay, Cyanocitta cristata, having bright blue plumage with greyish-white underparts
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