from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of American oscine passerine birds, of the family Icteridæ, having a conical bill and general fringilline aspect, acute tail-feathers, and comparatively long curved claws, whence the name.

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  • n. bobolinks


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