Definition of Ortolans

1. Noun. (plural of ortolan) ¹



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Definition of Ortolans

1. ortolan [n] - See also: ortolan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ortolans

orthotopic graft
orthotopically
orthotropic
orthotropous
orthotropous ovule
orthovanadate
orthovanadates
orthovoltage
orthowalpurgite
orthoxylene
orthoxylenes
orthros
orthroses
ortolan
ortolan bunting
ortolans (current term)
orts
ortygan
ortygans
orval
orvals
orvet
orvietan
orvieto
orycenin
oryctere
orycteres
orycterope
orycteropes
oryctognosy

Literary usage of Ortolans

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1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... bears, buffaloes, deer, and wild hogs; and among the latter, wild geese and ducks, snipes, ortolans, teal, hares, etc. Snakes are numerous. History. ..."

2. The Steward's Handbook and Guide to Party Catering by Jessup Whitehead (1903)
""Bone the ortolans; fill them with a purée of foie gras incorporated with a ... ortolans IN TRUFFLES—Large truffles with part of the inside removed and an ..."

3. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"To roast ortolans. Pick and singe, but do not draw them. Tie on a bird-spit, and roast them. Some persons like bacon in slices tied between them, ..."

4. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy, and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1840)
"Grey plovers may be either roasted or stewed To roast ortolans. Pick and singe, but do not draw them. Tie on a bird- spit, and roast them. ..."

5. Literary and Miscellaneous Memoirs by Joseph Cradock, John Bowyer Nichols (1826)
"We did not leave the vessel this night, but regaled on cold roasted ortolans, and some other rare provisions, ..."

6. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"The way of taking larks is with nets, as they do ortolans, only they ufe a ... for ortolans, are placed upon ..."

7. A Key to the Exercises of Fasquelle's New French Method by Louis Fasquelle (1864)
"ortolans. 9. Sir, shall I send you (a Utile) soup ? 10. ... Ces ortolans sont délicieux. 16. Je suis bien aise que vous les trouviez* bons. 17. ..."

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