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

Word History


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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“Cyanocitta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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