Dolichonyx

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dolichonyx bobolinks
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dolichonyx A genus of American oscine passerine birds, of the family Icteridæ, having a conical bill and general fringilline aspect, acute tail-feathers, and comparatively long curved claws, whence the name. The type of the genus is the bobolink or reed-bird, D. oryzivorus; there are several other species. See cut under bobolink.
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Usage

In literature:

Dolichonyx oryzivorus Ranges from Canada to Paraguay.
"Island Life" by Alfred Russel Wallace
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