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Definition of bunting
buntingOrtolan 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. BuntingBunting 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
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
(bird) or Emberizidae, a family
New World buntings
or P****erina, a genus
- John Joseph Bunting
2002) was a British sculptor
and teacher. He was influenced
by furniture-maker Robert
- The ortolan
(Emberiza hortulana), also called ortolan bunting
, is a bird in the bunting family
Emberizidae, a p****erine family
by most modern...
- Madeleine Clare
1964) is an English
writer. She was formerly
an ****ociate editor
at The Guardian
newspaper. She is...
- The snow bunting
(Plectrophenax nivalis) is a p****erine bird in the family
Calcariidae. It is an Arctic
specialist, with a cir****polar Arctic
murders) were a series
of murders committed
by John Bunting
, Robert Wagner
Vl****akis between August
1992 and May 1999, in...
- The buntings
are a group
of Old World
p****erine birds forming
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
America. The bright plumage
- Stephen Bunting
(born 9 April
1985) is an English professional darts player
of the Professional Darts Corporation
- The indigo bunting
(P****erina cyanea) is a small
seed-eating bird in the cardinal
family, Cardinalidae. It is migratory, ranging
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