Canada jay


noun

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Origin of Canada jay

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for Canada jay

Canada jay

noun

a large common jay of North America, Perisoreus canadensis, with a grey body, and a white-and-black crestless head
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