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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small American bird (Icterus leucopteryx), which feeds on the banana.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given by early writers to several West Indian and tropical American species of the large genus Icterus, which contains the American orioles or hangnests, more or less nearly related to the Baltimore bird, Icterus galbula.

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