from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A subspecies (Icterus galbula bullockii) of the northern oriole in its western range, distinguished from the Baltimore oriole in the male by its orange cheeks and large white wing patches and in the female by its whiter belly.
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- n. western subspecies of northern oriole
After William Bullock, 19th-century British naturalist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)