Definition of fairy bluebird in English:

fairy bluebird

Syllabification: fair·y blue·bird

noun

  • A southern Asian forest songbird related to the orioles, the male of which has bright blue and black plumage.
    • Genus Irena, family Irenidae (or Oriolidae): two species, in particular the widespread I. puella
    More example sentences
    • The family Irenidae consists of three groups of colorful forest-loving birds; the Leafbirds, the Ioras and the Fairy bluebirds.

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