troupial


trou·pi·al

noun \ˈtrü-pē-əl\

Definition of TROUPIAL

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

Origin of TROUPIAL

French troupiale, from troupe; from its living in flocks
First Known Use: 1825

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