Definition of Dolichonyx oryzivorus
1. Noun. Migratory American songbird.
Generic synonyms: American Oriole, New World Oriole, Oriole
Group relationships: Dolichonyx, Genus Dolichonyx
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dolichonyx Oryzivorus
Literary usage of Dolichonyx oryzivorus
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1. The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 by William Leon Dawson, Lynds Jones (1903)
"dolichonyx oryzivorus (Linn.). Synonyms.—SKUNK BLACKBIRD; REED-BIRD; RICE-BIRD; MEADOW-WINK. Description.—Adult male, breeding plumage: Head and below, ..."
2. Transactions of the Canadian Institute by Canadian Institute (1849-1914). (1893)
"dolichonyx oryzivorus.—I saw a Bobolink on May 25. ... dolichonyx oryzivorus.—First seen on May 13. Seiurus noveboracensis.—Arrived May 14. ..."