troupial

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trou·pi·al

 (tro͞o′pē-əl)
n.
Any of several Central and South American birds of the genus Icterus, especially I. icterus of northern South America, having orange and black plumage.

[French troupiale, from troupe, flock; see troop.]
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troupial

(ˈtruːpɪəl)
n
(Animals) any of various American orioles of the genus Icterus, esp I. icterus, a bright orange-and-black South American bird
[C19: from French troupiale, from troupe flock; referring to its gregarious habits]
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troup•i•al

(ˈtru pi əl)

n.
1. a large black and orange oriole, Icterus icterus, of lowland tropical South America.
2. any bird of the New World subfamily Icterinae (family Emberizidae), including the orioles and blackbirds.
[1815–25; < French troupiale See troop, -ial]
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