from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The classical name of some yellow bird of Europe, supposed to be the golden oriole, and the technical specific name of this oriole, Oriolus galbula. The name was also applied by Mohring in 1752 to a South American jacamar, and by Linnæus in 1758 to the Baltimore oriole, Icterus galbula. See cut under oriole.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of jacamars, established by Brisson in 1760, typical of the family Galbulidæ. There are nine South American species, of which G. viridis is a characteristic example. See cut under jacamar.
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