Definitions for orioleˈɔr iˌoʊl, ˈoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Old World oriole, oriole(noun)

    mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black

  2. New World oriole, American oriole, oriole(noun)

    American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow


  1. oriole(Noun)

    Any of various colourful passerine birds, the New World orioles from the family Icteridae and the Old World orioles from the family Oriolidae.

  2. Oriole(ProperNoun)

    A player on the team Baltimore Orioles.

    He became an Oriole as the result of a pre-season trade.


  1. Oriolus

    Orioles are colourful Old World passerine birds in the genus Oriolus, the namesake of the corvoidean family Oriolidae. They are not related to the New World orioles, which are icterids and, belong to the superfamily Passeroidea. The orioles are a mainly tropical group, although one species breeds in temperate regions.

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