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

 or·to·lan /ˈɔrtḷən/
 嵩雀類,食米鳥,秧雞之一種

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Or·to·lan n.  Zool. (a) A European singing bird (Emberiza hortulana), about the size of the lark, with black wings.  It is esteemed delicious food when fattened.  Called also bunting. (b) In England, the wheatear (Saxicola oenanthe). (c) In America, the sora, or Carolina rail (Porzana Carolina). See Sora.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ortolan
      n : brownish Old World bunting often eaten as a delicacy [syn: ortolan
          bunting, Emberiza hortulana]