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ortolan (s) (noun), ortolans (pl)
1. A small brownish songbird of the bunting family that has a grayish head, a yellow throat, and an orange-brown body: The ortolan was formerly sometimes eaten as a delicacy.
2. Etymology: a Latin name Emberiza hortulana via Proven├žal French, "gardener"; from Latin hortulanus or hortus, "garden".
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