Definition of Indigo bird
1. Noun. Small deep blue North American bunting.
Generic synonyms: Bunting
Group relationships: Genus Passerina, Passerina
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Literary usage of Indigo bird
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1. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"The indigo bird arrives in the southern States from the direction of Mexico, along with its relative the Painted Finch, and is caught in trap- cages, ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"Indican has occasionally been found in tho urine when no indigo has been taken. The dose is from 30 to 120 grains. indigo bird ..."
3. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1854)
"The beautiful and cheerful songster known to our ornithologists as the Purple linen or American Linnet, is now frequently seen with the indigo bird, ..."
4. The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest Period; Their by Hugh Murray, James Nicol (1844)
"... Oriole — Rice-birds — Indigo-bird — Nonpareil — Carolina Parrot—Woodpecker—Cuckoo—Passenger Pigeon —Turtle-dove—Turkey—Quail— Ruffed Grouse — Crane— ..."
5. The Review of Education (1902)
"... printed the following, size 7x10, suitable for framing. Two cents each; the twelve for 20 cents. 1001 Gold-finch Tanager, indigo bird. 1007 Red Fox. ..."