Bullock's oriole


Bul·lock's oriole

noun \ˈb-ləks-\

Definition of BULLOCK'S ORIOLE

:  an oriole (Icterus bullockii) of the western United States in which the male has a black crown and black line through the eye and the female has a yellowish head and breast and that was formerly considered to be a subspecies of northern oriole

Origin of BULLOCK'S ORIOLE

William Bullock fl1827 English naturalist
First Known Use: 1878

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