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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Or·chard n.
 1. A garden. [Obs.]
 2. An inclosure containing fruit trees; also, the fruit trees, collectively; -- used especially of apples, peaches, pears, cherries, plums, or the like, less frequently of nutbearing trees and of sugar maple trees.
 Orchard grass Bot., a tall coarse grass (Dactylis glomerata), introduced into the United States from Europe.  It grows usually in shady places, and is of value for forage and hay.
 Orchard house Hort., a glazed structure in which fruit trees are reared in pots.
 Orchard oriole Zool., a bright-colored American oriole (Icterus spurius), which frequents orchards.  It is smaller and darker thah the Baltimore oriole.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ri·ole n.  Zool. (a) Any one of various species of Old World singing birds of the family Oriolidae.  They are usually conspicuously colored with yellow and black.  The European or golden oriole (Oriolus galbula, or Oriolus oriolus) has a very musical flutelike note. (b) In America, any one of several species of the genus Icterus, belonging to the family Icteridae.  See Baltimore oriole, and Orchard oriole, under Orchard.
 Crested oriole. Zool. See Cassican.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 orchard oriole
      n : the male is chestnut-and-black [syn: Icterus spurius]