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American oriole

Definition of the noun american oriole

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noun

  1. American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow

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Google previewBurridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World (2009)

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

oriole Black- cowled oriole / Central American oriole Streak-backed oriole / Scarlet-headed ( Flame-h.) ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... 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), ...

Google previewA 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), ...

Google previewTreasury of Natural History; Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology ... (1872)

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 ...

Google previewThe Pocket Webster School & Office Dictionary (1990)

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 ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

an American oriole (Icterus galbula) that includes the Baltimore oriole and the Bullock's oriole when they are ...

Google previewThe encyclopædic dictionary. 7 vols. [in 14]. (1884)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewModern English Dictionary** (2009)

by Oxford

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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