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Definition of the noun american oriole
What does american oriole mean as a name of something?
- American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of American oriole: New World oriole / oriole
- more generic terms: oscine / oscine bird = passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
- more specific terms:
- Icterus galbula / northern oriole = a kind of New World oriole
- Icterus spurius / orchard oriole = the male is chestnut-and-black
- meadowlark / lark = North American songbirds having a yellow breast
- cacique / cazique = black-and-red or black-and-yellow orioles of the American tropics
- Dolichonyx oryzivorus / bobolink / reedbird / ricebird = migratory American songbird
- New World blackbird / blackbird = any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or predominantly black
- member of: family Icteridae / Icteridae = American orioles; American blackbirds; bobolinks
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Volume II - English by John T. Burridge
oriole Black- cowled oriole / Central American oriole Streak-backed oriole / Scarlet-headed ( Flame-h.) ...
The Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)
by Peter Weaver
American oriole See ICTERID (BLACKBIRD). American sparrow See NEW WORLD SPARROW. American warbler See NEW WORLD WARBLER. Anatomy The study of the bodily structure of animals. The study of the functioning of the body is ...
... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder
A name applied to birds of different groups—the European Oriole being allied to the Thrushes, the American Oriole to the Starlings. The first species we describe Gor DEN orict F. - (oniotos GALBUra.) is the GoLDEN ORioLE (Oriolus galbula), ...
A Treasury of Natural History Or a Popular Dictionary of Zoology in which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes... by Samuel Maunder (1870)
A name applied to birds of dif< ferent groups,_the European Oriole being allied to the Thrushes, the American Oriole to the Stariings. The first species we describe 8015!)! 03101.1. — (onioLu s cannons.) is the Gowns Omour (Oriolus galbula), ...
by Samuel Maunder
A name applied to birds of different groups,— the European Oriole being allied to the Thrushes, the American Oriole to the Starlings. The flrst species w« describe ...
by POCKET BOOKS STAFF, Pocket Books
an American oriole with black and orange plumage, hat-aster (bal'us-ter), n. any one of the small. upright columns, or posts, that support a railing, as of a staircase, bat-w trade (bal'u-strad), it a series of small ...
Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster
an American oriole (Icterus galbula) that includes the Baltimore oriole and the Bullock's oriole when they are ...
American Oriole, the typical genus of the sub-family Icterina.', and the family Icteridw (q.v.). Icterus Baltimore Is the Baltimore Oriole (q.v.), and /. spurius, the Orchard Oriole of America. p 2. Path. : Jaundice. 3. /•'□'. ; A morbid condition of the ...
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1884)
A New and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
American Oriole, the typical genus of the sub-family Icterinae, and the family Icteridae (q.v.). Icterus BaUinwre, is the Baltimore Oriole (q.v.), and /. spuriust the Orchard Oriole of America. •2. Path. : Jaundice. 3. Bot. : A morbid condition of the ...
The Encyclopædic Dictionary (1884)
A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use
American Oriole, the typical genus of the sub-family Icterina:, and the family IcteridiB (q.v.). Ictena Baltimore is the Baltimore Oriole (q.v.), and /. epuriiu, the Orchard Oriole of America. *2. Path. : Jaundice.
Modern English Dictionary** (2009)
American oriole that has an orange body with black on the head, wings, and tail bal us ter (bal'as tar) n. [< Fr. < It. < L. < Gr. balaustion, flower of ...
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