Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Used to describe various creatures with a blue tail.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An American lizard of the family Scincidæ, Eumeces quinque-lineatus or fasciatus, with a blue tail, inhabiting the southern and middle United States. It is the most northern species of the genus.

Etymologies

blue +‎ tail (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The 204 bird species include capercaillie Tetrao urogallus, black grouse Lyrurus tetrix, willow grouse Lagopus lagopus, hazel grouse Tetrastes bonasia, black woodpecker Dryocopus martius, three-toed woodpecker Picoides tridactylus, nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes and red-flanked bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus.

    Virgin Komi Forests, Russian Federation

  • Melanie, still smiling at Stoat, slowly eased the door closed, shooing her hand lethargically at the astonished cop as if he were a bluetail fly.

    A Maiden's Grave

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