golden oriole

noun
bright yellow songbird with black wings
Syn: ↑Oriolus oriolus
Hypernyms: ↑Old World oriole, ↑oriole
Member Holonyms: ↑Oriolus, ↑genus Oriolus

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noun
: an Old World oriole (Oriolus oriolus) having the male brilliant yellow with black tail and wings and the female largely greenish yellow, breeding in central and southern Europe and western Asia, and wintering chiefly in Africa and southern Asia

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an Old World oriole, Oriolus oriolus, the male of which is bright yellow with black wings.
[1835-45, Amer.]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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