Baltimore oriole

noun Bal·ti·more oriole \ ˈbȯl-tə-ˌmȯr- , -mər- \

Definition of Baltimore oriole

: an oriole (Icterus galbula) of the eastern and central U.S. 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 and Etymology of baltimore oriole

George Calvert, Lord Baltimore


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