Meaning of ORIOLE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈɔ:rɪəul ]

n. 1 any Old World bird of the genus Oriolus, many of which have brightly coloured plumage (see golden oriole). 2 any New World bird of the genus Icterus, with similar coloration. [med.L oriolus f. OF oriol f. L aureolus dimin. of aureus golden f. aurum gold]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.