Definition and Meanings for oriole

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Part of Speech of oriole

noun

Etymology of oriole

of. oriol, oriouz, orieus, f. loriot (for l'oriol), fr. l. aureolus golden, dim. of aureus golden, fr. aurum gold. cf. aureole, oriel, loriot

Meaning of oriole


as noun

  • any one of various species of old world singing birds of the family oriolidae. they are usually conspicuously colored with yellow and black. the european or golden oriole (oriolus galbula, or oriolus oriolus) has a very musical flutelike note.;in america, any one of several species of the genus icterus, belonging to the family icteridae. see baltimore oriole, and orchard oriole, under orchard.
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