Definition of blue jay in English:

blue jay

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noun

  • 1A common North American jay with a blue crest, back, wings, and tail.
    • Cyanocitta cristata, family Corvidae
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    • Although cardinals, chickadees, titmice, blue jays, nuthatches and finches will eat the large striped sunflower seed, there is much less waste and a bit more nutrition in the small, oil type.
    • We cannot recall ever having such large families of cardinals, downy and hairy woodpeckers, English sparrows, blue jays, titmice and chickadees.
    • By the way, I've been called to task for not mentioning that safflower seed is very popular with cardinals, chickadees, blue jays, doves, house finches, wrens, titmice and even bluebirds.
  • 1.1 another term for roller1 ( sense 4).

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