Bluebird



any of several small North American songbirds of the genus Sialia, having predominantly blue plumage, as the eastern S. sialis, which has a blue back and a reddish-brown breast.
fairy bluebird.
(usually initial capital letter) a member of Camp Fire, Inc., who is between the ages of six and eight.
Contemporary Examples

Emmys 2013: Connie Britton Picks Her Favorite ‘Nashville’ Moments Connie Britton August 28, 2013
The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters Alex Belth August 1, 2014
‘The Central Park Effect’ Explores the Magical Power of Birding Rebecca Dana July 12, 2012
What Cold War CIA Interrogators Learned from the Nazis Annie Jacobsen February 10, 2014
Judy Collins’s New Book: Suicide, Alcoholism, Nude Photos, and More Joseph Finder December 2, 2011

Historical Examples

Under the Maples John Burroughs
Camping with President Roosevelt John Burroughs
Poor Man’s Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony Washington Matthews
The Corner House Girls on a Houseboat Grace Brooks Hill

noun
any North American songbird of the genus Sialia, having a blue or partly blue plumage: subfamily Turdinae (thrushes)
fairy bluebird, any songbird of the genus Irena, of S and SE Asia, having a blue-and-black plumage: family Irenidae
any of various other birds having a blue plumage
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