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Noun: oriole  or-ee-owl or ór-ee-owl [N. Amer], ó-ree-owl [Brit]
  1. Mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black
    - Old World oriole
  2. American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow
    - New World oriole, American oriole

Derived forms: orioles

Type of: oscine, oscine bird

Part of: family Icteridae, family Oriolidae, Icteridae, Oriolidae

Encyclopedia: Oriole, Maryland