blue jay

noun
\ ˈblü-ˌjā How to pronounce blue jay (audio) \

Definition of blue jay

: a crested bright blue North American jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

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First Known Use of blue jay

1709, in the meaning defined above

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blue jay

noun

English Language Learners Definition of blue jay

: a common American bird that is mostly blue

blue jay

noun
\ ˈblü-ˌjā How to pronounce blue jay (audio) \

Kids Definition of blue jay

: a crested and mostly blue North American bird related to the crows

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