troopial
Troupial Troup"i*al, n. [F. troupiale.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of bright-colored American birds belonging to {Icterus} and allied genera, especially {Icterus icterus}, a native of the West Indies and South America. Many of the species are called {orioles} in America. [Written also {troopial}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Troopial — Troop i*al, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Troupial}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • troopial — variant of troupial …   Useful english dictionary

  • Icterus icterus — Troupial Troup i*al, n. [F. troupiale.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of bright colored American birds belonging to {Icterus} and allied genera, especially {Icterus icterus}, a native of the West Indies and South America. Many of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orioles — Troupial Troup i*al, n. [F. troupiale.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of bright colored American birds belonging to {Icterus} and allied genera, especially {Icterus icterus}, a native of the West Indies and South America. Many of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Troupial — Troup i*al, n. [F. troupiale.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of bright colored American birds belonging to {Icterus} and allied genera, especially {Icterus icterus}, a native of the West Indies and South America. Many of the species are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rice-bird — n. (Ornith.) Reed bird, rice bunting, rice troopial, bobolink, bob lincoln …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • troop-bird — n. Troopial …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • troup|i|al — «TROO pee uhl», noun. any American bird of a family including blackbirds, orioles, grackles, and cowbirds, but especially any tropical American oriole with bright plumage. Also, troopial. ╂[< French troupiale < troupe flock Old French; see… …   Useful english dictionary

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