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troupial

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noun trou·pi·al \ˈtrü-pē-əl\

Definition of troupial

  1. :  a large brightly colored oriole (Icterus icterus) of Central and South America; also :  any of various related birds (family Icteridae)



Origin and Etymology of troupial

French troupiale, from troupe; from its living in flocks


First Known Use: 1825


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