indigo-bunting

indigo bunting

noun
a North American bunting, Passerina cyanea, the male of which is indigo.
Also called indigo bird, indigo finch.


Origin:
1775–85, Americanism

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indigo bunting, indigo bird or indigo finch
 
n
a North American bunting, Passerina cyanea, the male of which is bright blue and the female brown
 
indigo bird, indigo bird or indigo finch
 
n
 
indigo finch, indigo bird or indigo finch
 
n

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