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troupial

[troo-pee-uh l] /ˈtru pi əl/
noun
1.
any of several American birds of the family Icteridae, especially one with brilliantly colored plumage, as Icterus icterus, of South America.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < French troupiale (so called from its gregariousness). See troop, -ial
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British Dictionary definitions for troupial

troupial

/ˈtruːpɪəl/
noun
1.
any of various American orioles of the genus Icterus, esp I. icterus, a bright orange-and-black South American bird
Word Origin
C19: from French troupiale, from troupe flock; referring to its gregarious habits
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