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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 Eurasian bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a p****erine family now separated...
- Ortolan may refer to: Ortolan bunting (Emberiza hortulana), a bird in the bunting family Emberizidae considered a delicacy in France. L'Ortolan, a gourmet...
- USS Ortolan (ASR-22), a twin-hulled submarine rescue ship, laid down 28 August 1968 by the Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama;...
- USS Ortolan is a name used more than once by the United States Navy in naming of its ships: USS Ortolan (AM-45) a minesweeper laid down on 9 July 1918...
- widely. The traditional French gourmet dish ortolan has traditionally been prepared by force-feeding an ortolan bunting before drowning it in Armagnac and...
- Eugène Ortolan (1 April 1824 – 11 May 1891) was a 19th-century French jurist, diplomat and composer. Born in Paris, Eugene Ortolan came from a family...
- "lifelong Francophile", opened—in partnership with Émé—the restaurant Ortolan. Located on Third Street in Los Angeles, California, the restaurant served...
- The first USS Ortolan(AM-45/ASR-5) was a Lapwing-class minesweeper in the United States Navy. She was later converted to a submarine rescue ship. She...
- (ASR-1) USS Falcon (ASR-2) USS Chewink (ASR-3) USS Mallard (ASR-4) USS Ortolan (ASR-5) USS Pigeon (ASR-6) USS Chanticleer (ASR-7) USS Coucal (ASR-8) USS...
- be even-minded individuals and are skilled diplomats and negotiators. Ortolans are a species of squat, blue-skinned, sentient humanoids from Orto. They...