Definitions of oriole

n American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow

American oriole, New World oriole
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Icterus galbula, northern oriole
a kind of New World oriole
Icterus spurius, orchard oriole
the male is chestnut-and-black
lark, meadowlark
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
Baltimore bird, Baltimore oriole, Icterus galbula galbula, firebird, hangbird
eastern subspecies of northern oriole
Bullock's oriole, Icterus galbula bullockii
western subspecies of northern oriole
Sturnella magna, eastern meadowlark
a meadowlark of eastern North America
Sturnella neglecta, western meadowlark
a meadowlark of western North America
crow blackbird, grackle
long-tailed American blackbird having iridescent black plumage
Euphagus carilonus, rusty blackbird, rusty grackle
North American blackbird whose bluish-black plumage is rusty-edged in the fall
North American blackbird that follows cattle and lays eggs in other birds' nests
Agelaius phoeniceus, red-winged blackbird, redwing
North American blackbird with scarlet patches on the wings
Type of:
oscine, oscine bird
passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus

n mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black

Old World oriole
Oriolus oriolus, golden oriole
bright yellow songbird with black wings
greenish-yellow Australian oriole feeding chiefly on figs and other fruits
Type of:
oscine, oscine bird
passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus

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