Steller's jay

[stel-erz]

noun

a common jay, Cyanocitta stelleri, of western North America, having blackish-brown and dusky-blue plumage.

Origin of Steller's jay

1820–30, Americanism; after George W. Steller (1709–46), German naturalist
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