A songbird (Icterus galbula) of eastern and central North America, having bright orange and black plumage in the male and olive brown plumage in the female. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the northern oriole.
A North American oriole (Icterus galbula) that has an orange body with black on the head, wings, and tail.
Origin of baltimore-oriole
- After Lord Baltimore
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition