Cyanocitta

noun
Cy·​a·​no·​cit·​ta | \ˌsīə(ˌ)nōˈsitə\

Definition of Cyanocitta 

: a genus of American jays largely blue in color — see blue jay sense 1

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History and Etymology for Cyanocitta

New Latin, from cyan- + Greek kitta, kissa jay; akin to Old English higora, higore magpie, jay, Middle Low German heger jay, Old High German hehara jay, Sanskrit kiki, kikidīvi blue jay

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