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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.
Bunting
Bunting Bun"ting, n. [Scot. buntlin, corn-buntlin, OE. bunting, buntyle; of unknown origin.] (Zo["o]l.) A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillid[ae]). Note: Among European species are the common or corn bunting (Emberiza miliaria); the ortolan (E. hortulana); the cirl (E. cirlus); and the black-headed (Granitivora melanocephala). American species are the bay-winged or grass (Po["o]c[ae]tes or Po[oe]cetes gramineus); the black-throated (Spiza Americana); the towhee bunting or chewink (Pipilo); the snow bunting (Plectrophanax nivalis); the rice bunting or bobolink, and others. See Ortolan, Chewick, Snow bunting, Lark bunting.

Meaning of bunting from wikipedia

- Bunting may refer to: Bunting (bird) or Emberizidae, a family of Eurasian and African p****erine birds New World buntings or P****erina, a genus of American...
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- The buntings are a group of Old World p****erine birds forming the genus Emberiza, the only genus in the family Emberizidae. They are seed-eating birds...
- The painted bunting (P****erina ciris) is a species of bird in the cardinal family, Cardinalidae, that is native to North America. The bright plumage of...
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- The indigo bunting (P****erina cyanea) is a small seed-eating bird in the cardinal family, Cardinalidae. It is migratory, ranging from southern Canada...
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