western bluebird

noun

: a bluebird (Sialia mexicana occidentalis) of western North America that is typically more purplish than the eastern form and has a patch of chestnut on the back

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of western bluebird was in 1837

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“Western bluebird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/western%20bluebird. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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