Baltimore oriole


Bal·ti·more oriole

noun \ˈbl-tə-ˌmr-, -mər-\

Definition of BALTIMORE ORIOLE

:  an oriole (Icterus galbula) of the eastern and central United States and southern Canada in which the male has a solid black head and the female usually has an olive-brown back and orange-yellow underside and that was formerly considered to be a subspecies of northern oriole

Origin of BALTIMORE ORIOLE

George Calvert, Lord Baltimore
First Known Use: 1808

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