Definition of Baltimore bird
1. Noun. Eastern subspecies of northern oriole.
Generic synonyms: Icterus Galbula, Northern Oriole
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Literary usage of Baltimore bird
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1. American Ornithology, Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Robert Jameson, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington (1831)
"Baltimore bird, OR ORIOLE. WILSON, PL. I. FIG. III. MALE. EDINBURGH COLLEGE MUSEUM. THIS is a bird of passage, arriving in Pennsylvania, from the south, ..."
2. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"The " Baltimore bird," or " oriole." This is a bird of passage, arriving in Pennsylvania from the south about the beginning of May, and departing at the end ..."
3. Expository Writing: Materials for a College Course in Exposition by Analysis by Maurice Garland Fulton (1912)
""Baltimore," as applied in the vernacular to Icterus galbula, was first used in ornithological literature by Catesby—"The Baltimore bird"—the name being ..."