Definition of American oriole

1. Noun. American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of American Oriole

American maidenhair fern
American marten
American mastodon
American mastodont
American merganser
American mink
American minks
American mistletoe
American mountain ash
American night heron
American oil palm
American olive
American option
American options
American organ
American oriole (current term)
American painted lady
American painted ladys
American parasol
American parsley fern
American pasqueflower
American pennyroyal
American persimmon
American pit bull terrier
American plaice
American plan
American plane
American pulsatilla
American quaking aspen
American raspberry

Literary usage of American oriole

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1. Selections from American Poetry: With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow by Margaret Spraque Carhart (1917)
"THE GLADNESS OP NATURE (page 45) 6. hang-bird : the American oriole, which hangs its nest from a branch. 8. wilding : the wild bee which belongs to no hive. ..."

2. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1860)
"... allow me to give farther advice, namely—cherish the presence around your homes of that bird of beautiful plumage and sweet song, the American oriole, ..."

3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1919)
"... is the South American oriole). He also mentions seeing palms of different varieties with short fronds. Wild plantains were plentiful and there were huge ..."

4. The Kindergarten for Teachers and Parents (1892)
"The American oriole, a yellow bird, is one of the brightest and most popular of our " hang-birds " as they are called. They hang their nests from the tip of ..."

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