cordonbleu

cordonbleu

[kawr-dn-bloo, -don-]
noun
any of several small African finches of the genus Uraeginthus, having pale blue and buff plumage and commonly kept as cage birds.

Origin:
< French cordon bleu; see cordon bleu

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