Baltimore oriole

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

Definition of Baltimore oriole

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1784


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