Definitions for ortolanˈɔr tl ən

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  1. ortolan, ortolan bunting, Emberiza hortulana(noun)

    brownish Old World bunting often eaten as a delicacy

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  1. ortolan(Noun)

    A small European migratory bunting, Emberiza hortulana, once eaten whole as a delicacy.

  2. ortolan(Noun)

    Any of various similar birds, especially the bobolink, sora, or snow bunting.

  3. Origin: From hortolan, from hortulanus.


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