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Definitions for ortolanˈɔr tl ən

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    brownish Old World bunting often eaten as a delicacy


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ortolan

    or′tō-lan, n. a kind of bunting, common in Europe, and considered a great table delicacy. [Fr.,—It. ortolano—L. hortulanus, belonging to gardens—hortulus, dim. of hortus, a garden.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ortolan in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ortolan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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