(Icterus bullockii) of western North America, having black and orange plumage with large white wing patches in the male and yellowish brown plumage in the female. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the northern oriole.' name='description'> Bullock's oriole - definition and meaning
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Bullock's oriole

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A songbird (Icterus bullockii) of western North America, having black and orange plumage with large white wing patches in the male and yellowish brown plumage in the female. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the northern oriole.

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  • noun western subspecies of northern oriole

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After William Bullock, 19th-century British naturalist.]

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