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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ori·ole /ˈoriˌol, ˈɔr, iəl/

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

      n 1: mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange
           and black [syn: Old World oriole]
      2: American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow [syn:
         New World oriole, American oriole]