from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several tropical American birds of the genus Icterus, related to the orioles and New World blackbirds, especially I. icterus, having orange and black plumage.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An oriole, Icterus icterus, with black head, long tail, and bulky bill.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of numerous species of bright-colored American birds belonging to Icterus and allied genera, especially Icterus icterus, a native of the West Indies and South America. Many of the species are called orioles in America.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See troopial.
French troupiale, from troupe, flock; see troop.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)