Porzana Carolina
Ortolan Or"to*lan, n. [F., fr. It. ortolano ortolan, gardener, fr. L. hortulanus gardener, fr. hortulus, dim. of hortus garden. So called because it frequents the hedges of gardens. See {Yard} an inclosure, and cf. {Hortulan}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European singing bird ({Emberiza hortulana}), about the size of the lark, with black wings. It is esteemed delicious food when fattened. Called also {bunting}. (b) In England, the wheatear ({Saxicola [oe]nanthe}). (c) In America, the sora, or Carolina rail ({Porzana Carolina}). See {Sora}. [1913 Webster]

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