Definitions

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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Examples

  • - also known as carouge à épaulettes (French), Epauletspreeuw (Dutch), Rotschulterstärling

    Iowa Voice

  • _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

    Two Years in the French West Indies

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