Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The bobolink.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The rice bunting or bobolink; -- so called in the island of Jamaica.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name given to the rice-bunting, Dolichonyx oryzirorus, in Jamaica, where it is in great request for the table. See cut under bobolink.

Etymologies

butter +‎ bird, from its fatness. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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