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golden oriole

noun
1.
an Old World oriole, Oriolus oriolus, the male of which is bright yellow with black wings.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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  • Forests breathe feverishly, clouds sing softly, a golden oriole prays for rain.
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golden oriole

noun
1.
a European oriole, Oriolus oriolus, the male of which has a bright yellow head and body with black wings and tail
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