blue-and-gold macaw

noun
variants: or less commonly blue-and-yellow macaw

Definition of blue-and-gold macaw

:a large macaw (Ara ararauna) of Central and South America that has blue upperparts, golden-yellow underparts, a greenish-blue forehead, and a black bib below the bill
  • The more expensive birds in the store, like the $1,500 blue-and-gold macaw, are more valuable because of their bright color, size, ability to talk and pleasant disposition …
  • —S. R. CarrollChicago Tribune3 Dec. 1989

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First Known Use of blue-and-gold macaw

1792


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