blue jay

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

Origin:
1700–10, Americanism

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

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Example sentences
The blue jay has mentioned it in the course of his voluble recollections.
That's a blue jay, and he was not thrilled to have a predator in his territory.
It is to the office what the blue jay's screech is to the garden.
Everyone knows the blue jay and its angry ki-ki-ki or j-j-j call.
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