Definition of orchard oriole in US English:

orchard oriole

noun

  • A migratory oriole breeding in eastern North America, Icterus spurius (family Icteridae), of which the male is chestnut with black head, throat, and upperparts, and the female is yellow with olive upperparts.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Wilson (1766–1813), ornithologist and poet.