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Definition of Ortolan

Ortolan
Ortolan Or"to*lan, n. [F., fr. It. ortolano ortolan, gardener, fr. L. hortulanus gardener, fr. hortulus, dim. of hortus garden. So called because it frequents the hedges of gardens. See Yard an inclosure, and cf. Hortulan.] (Zo["o]l.) (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 [oe]nanthe). (c) In America, the sora, or Carolina rail (Porzana Carolina). See Sora.

Meaning of Ortolan from wikipedia

- The ortolan (Emberiza hortulana), also called ortolan bunting, is a bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a p****erine family now separated by most modern...
- Ortolan may refer to: Ortolan bunting (Emberiza hortulana), a bird in the bunting family Emberizidae considered a delicacy in France. L'Ortolan, a gourmet...
- The first USS Ortolan was a Lapwing-cl**** minesweeper in the United States Navy. She was later converted to a submarine rescue ship. She was named after...
- USS Ortolan (ASR-22), a twin-hulled submarine rescue ship, was laid down 28 August 1968 by the Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama;...
- Eugène Ortolan (1 April 1824, in Paris – 11 May 1891, in Paris) was a 19th-century French jurist, diplomat and composer. Eugene Ortolan came from a family...
- L'Ortolan is a gourmet restaurant in the village of Shinfield, 6 km (4 mi) south of the centre of Reading, Berkshire, England. It is located in the village's...
- USS Ortolan is a name used more than once by the United States Navy in naming its ships: USS Ortolan (AM-45) a minesweeper laid down on 9 July 1918 by...
- "lifelong Francophile", opened—in partnership with Émé—the restaurant Ortolan. Located on Third Street in Los Angeles, California, the restaurant served...
- widely. The traditional French gourmet dish ortolan has traditionally been prepared by force-feeding an ortolan bunting before drowning it in Armagnac and...
- Comics' Star Wars Annual#1. Max Rebo Simon Williamson (Return of the Jedi) Ortolan keyboard player and leader of the Max Rebo Band in Return of the Jedi....
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