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Baltimore oriole

noun
1.
an oriole, Icterus galbula galbula, of eastern North America: a subspecies of the northern oriole.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; earlier Baltimore (bird); so named because the black and orange of the male were the colors of Lord Baltimore's livery
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Baltimore oriole

noun
1.
a North American oriole, Icterus galbula, the male of which has orange and black plumage
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