northern oriole
noun Date: 1957 an American oriole (Icterus galbula) that includes the Baltimore oriole and the Bullock's oriole when they are considered subspecies rather than separate species

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  • northern oriole — n. BALTIMORE ORIOLE …   English World dictionary

  • northern oriole — noun a kind of New World oriole • Syn: ↑Icterus galbula • Hypernyms: ↑New World oriole, ↑American oriole, ↑oriole • Hyponyms: ↑Baltimore oriole, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • northern oriole — an oriole, Icterus galbula, of North America, with highly distinctive eastern and western subspecies that interbreed in the Great Plains region. Cf. Baltimore oriole, Bullock s oriole. * * * …   Universalium

  • northern oriole — north′ern o′riole n. orn a North American oriole, Icterus galbula, with distinctive eastern and western subspecies that interbreed in the Great Plains region Compare Baltimore oriole Bullock s oriole …   From formal English to slang

  • oriole — /awr ee ohl , ohr /, n. 1. any of several usually brightly colored, passerine birds of the family Oriolidae, of the Old World. Cf. golden oriole. 2. any of several brightly colored passerine birds of the family Icteridae, of the New World. Cf.… …   Universalium

  • oriole — o•ri•ole [[t]ˈɔr iˌoʊl, ˈoʊr [/t]] n. 1) orn any of various New World songbirds of the subfamily Icterinae (family Emberizidae), the males of which are usu. black and orange or black and yellow Compare northern oriole 2) orn any of various Old… …   From formal English to slang

  • Oriole Whistler — Conservation status Not recognized (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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  • Baltimore Oriole — For other uses, see Baltimore Oriole (disambiguation). Baltimore Oriole Adult male …   Wikipedia

  • Bullock's Oriole — Taxobox name = Bullock s Oriole status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image caption = Male regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Icteridae genus = Icterus species = I. bullockii binomial = Icterus… …   Wikipedia

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