golden oriole

(redirected from golden orioles)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

golden oriole

n
(Animals) a European oriole, Oriolus oriolus, the male of which has a bright yellow head and body with black wings and tail. Also called: loriot
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.golden oriole - bright yellow songbird with black wingsgolden oriole - bright yellow songbird with black wings
Old World oriole, oriole - mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black
genus Oriolus, Oriolus - type genus of the Oriolidae
Translations
References in classic literature ?
But to believe in the collar bone, in the full line and in the stars, is as ridiculous as to believe with the inhabitants of Grand-Cathay that the golden oriole turns into a mole, and that grains of wheat turn into fish of the carp species.
But golden orioles in particular are very common usually
But as Britons switched to lighters, the embers of the British match industry went out, and with it the Golden Orioles.