Sialia

noun
Si·​a·​lia | \sīˈālēə\

Definition of Sialia 

: a genus of singing birds (family Turdidae) comprising the American bluebirds

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History and Etymology for Sialia

New Latin, from Greek sialis, a bird + New Latin -ia

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