bluebird

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noun blue·bird \-ˌbərd\

Definition of bluebird

  1. :  any of three small North American thrushes (Sialia currucoides, S. mexicana, and S. sialis) that are blue above and reddish brown or pale blue below

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BLUEBIRD Defined for English Language Learners

bluebird

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Definition of bluebird for English Language Learners

  • : a small North American bird that is mostly blue with a blue, brown, or orange belly


BLUEBIRD Defined for Kids

bluebird

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noun blue·bird \ˈblü-ˌbərd\

Definition of bluebird for Students

  1. :  a small North American songbird that is blue above and reddish brown or pale blue below



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