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Any of several North American songbirds of the genus Sialia, having blue plumage and usually a rust-colored breast in the male.
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1. (Animals) any North American songbird of the genus Sialia, having a blue or partly blue plumage: subfamily Turdinae (thrushes)
2. (Animals) fairy bluebird any songbird of the genus Irena, of S and SE Asia, having a blue-and-black plumage: family Irenidae
3. (Animals) any of various other birds having a blue plumage
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any of several North American songbirds of the genus Sialia, of the thrush family, the male of which is predominantly blue.
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|Noun||1.||bluebird - fruit-eating mostly brilliant blue songbird of the East Indies|
|2.||bluebird - blue North American songbird|
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
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