Definición de ortolan en inglés:


Saltos de línea: or¦to|lan
Pronunciación: /ˈɔːt(ə)lən
(also ortolan bunting)


  • A small Eurasian songbird that was formerly eaten as a delicacy, the male having an olive-green head and yellow throat.
    • Emberiza hortulana, family Emberizidae (subfamily Emberizinae)
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    • The ortolan was so prized as a delicacy that it was almost hunted into extinction.
    • Dali was quite impressed, though he said he himself only ate ‘food with faces’ which meant fish and ortolans.
    • Like Otto's thin-crusted, griddle-cooked pizza, possibly the most controversial foodstuff to hit Gotham since Le Cirque's ortolans.


early 16th century: from French, from Provençal, literally 'gardener', based on a diminutive of Latin hortus 'garden'.

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