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Definition of indigo bunting

indigo bunting
Indigo In"di*go, a. Having the color of, pertaining to, or derived from, indigo. Indigo berry (Bot.), the fruit of the West Indian shrub Randia aculeata, used as a blue dye. Indigo bird (Zo["o]l.), a small North American finch (Cyanospiza cyanea). The male is indigo blue in color. Called also indigo bunting. Indigo blue. (a) The essential coloring material of commercial indigo, from which it is obtained as a dark blue earthy powder, with a reddish luster, C16H10N2O2, which may be crystallized by sublimation. Indigo blue is also made from artificial amido cinnamic acid, and from artificial isatine; and these methods are of great commercial importance. Called also indigotin. (b) A dark, dull blue color like the indigo of commerce. Indigo brown (Chem.), a brown resinous substance found in crude indigo. Indigo copper (Min.), covellite. Indigo green, a green obtained from indigo. Indigo plant (Bot.), a leguminous plant of several species (genus Indigofera), from which indigo is prepared. The different varieties are natives of Asia, Africa, and America. Several species are cultivated, of which the most important are the I. tinctoria, or common indigo plant, the I. Anil, a larger species, and the I. disperma. Indigo purple, a purple obtained from indigo. Indigo red, a dyestuff, isomeric with indigo blue, obtained from crude indigo as a dark brown amorphous powder. Indigo snake (Zo["o]l.), the gopher snake. Indigo white, a white crystalline powder obtained by reduction from indigo blue, and by oxidation easily changed back to it; -- called also indigogen. Indigo yellow, a substance obtained from indigo.

Meaning of indigo bunting from wikipedia

- The indigo bunting (P****erina cyanea) is a small seed-eating bird in the cardinal family, Cardinalidae. It is migratory, ranging from southern Canada to...
- cerulean blue with an indigo head. The related blue grosbeak is, ironically, more indigo than the indigo bunting. Fungi Lactarius indigo is one of the very...
- by its bright blue head and back (lighter than the closely related indigo bunting), its con****uous white wingbars, and its light rusty breast and white...
- The painted bunting (P****erina ciris) is a species of bird in the cardinal family, Cardinalidae, that is native to North America. The bright plumage of...
- plain light brown, resembling the female indigo bunting but lacking streaking on the breast. Varied buntings inhabit deserts and xeric shrublands, preferring...
- North American buntings Blue grosbeak, P****erina caeruleasometimes separated in Guiraca Lazuli bunting, P****erina amoena Indigo bunting, P****erina cyanea...
- indigo bunting (P****erina cyanea), and by comparing mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences of the specimen with those of the ****cissel, the indigo bunting...
- caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758) Indigo bunting, P****erina cyanea (Linnaeus, 1766) Lazuli bunting, P****erina amoena (Say, 1822) Varied bunting, P****erina versicolor...
- grosbeak's relatively larger size, distinguish this species from the indigo bunting. Length can range from 14 to 19 cm (5.5 to 7.5 in) and wingspan is from...
- Birds have a limited number of songs that they can produce. The male indigo bunting only has one song, while the brown thrasher can sing over 2000 songs...
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