loriot

noun

lor·​i·​ot
ˈlȯrēət,
-ēˌō
plural -s
: the golden oriole of Europe

Word History

Etymology

French, from Middle French, alteration of loriol, from l'oriol the loriot, the oriole, from Old French, from l' the (contraction of le, definite article, the, from Latin ille that one, that) + oriol loriot, oriole

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“Loriot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loriot. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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