Canada jay


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Canada jay

n.

Canada jay

n
(Animals) a large common jay of North America, Perisoreus canadensis, with a grey body, and a white-and-black crestless head

gray′ jay′


n.
a deep-gray and white jay, Perisoreus canadensis, with no crest, common in North American coniferous forests. Also called Canada jay.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Canada jay - a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crestCanada jay - a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery
jay - crested largely blue bird
Perisoreus canadensis capitalis, Rocky Mountain jay - a Canada jay with a white head; widely distributed from Montana to Arizona
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Her powerful spirit helper, the poohegan, or Canada jay confuses the hunter so he forgets his commitment to his other wife and son.
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