from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Cuvier′ s name for a bird of his genus Xanthornus: applied to various American orioles, hangnests, or banana-birds of the family Icteridæ, as the Baltimore bird and orchard-oriole.
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- also known as carouge à épaulettes (French), Epauletspreeuw (Dutch), Rotschulterstärling
_carouge_, a bird which suspends its home, hammock-fashion, under the leaves of the banana-tree; -- showed me a little fer-de-lance, freshly killed by one of his field hands; and a field lizard