Definition of Oriolus oriolus
1. Noun. Bright yellow songbird with black wings.
Generic synonyms: Old World Oriole, Oriole
Group relationships: Genus Oriolus, Oriolus
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Literary usage of Oriolus oriolus
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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... oriolus oriolus), somewhat larger than the Baltimore oriole, and equally brilliant. The song is marvelously rich and tlute- like, but very short. ..."
2. A General History of the County of Norfolk: Intended to Convey All the edited by John] [Chambers (1829)
"Oriolus. Oriolus Galbula—Golden Oriole. I have three specimens of this bird, killed in different parts of this county; and recently a fine specimen was shot ..."
3. Animal Memoirs by Samuel Lockwood (1888)
"The name of the distinguished foreigner is oriolus oriolus, the very tautology signifying the right of the bird to be regarded as the true oriole. ..."