bluebird

[ bloo-burd ]
/ ˈbluˌbɜrd /

noun

any of several small North American songbirds of the genus Sialia, having predominantly blue plumage, as the eastern S. sialis, which has a blue back and a reddish-brown breast.
(usually initial capital letter) a member of Camp Fire, Inc., who is between the ages of six and eight.

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Origin of bluebird

First recorded in 1680–90; blue + bird
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British Dictionary definitions for bluebird

bluebird
/ (ˈbluːˌbɜːd) /

noun

any North American songbird of the genus Sialia, having a blue or partly blue plumage: subfamily Turdinae (thrushes)
fairy bluebird any songbird of the genus Irena, of S and SE Asia, having a blue-and-black plumage: family Irenidae
any of various other birds having a blue plumage
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