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ortolan

1. a brownish Old World bunting, Emberiza hortulana, regarded as a delicacy
2. any of various other small birds eaten as delicacies, esp the bobolink
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When the French ate the Ortolan, they covered their head with a napkin to hide their shame.
Myers is narked by the elitism of Bourdain and his ilk, cheffy types who, in the book, are brought to the peak of quasi-sexual stimulation by a secret banquet at which they gorge on wingclipped ortolan. The diners' heads are concealed, as tradition demands, by napkins, thus enhancing the experience.
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Perhaps it might be interesting to some dyspeptic idler, who painfully strolls through a city park, to coax an appetite to a sufficient intensity to enable him to pick an ortolan, if I were to describe to him the fare set before us ...
Bardsey had several good records including ortolan bunting, melodious and icterine warblers and wryneck.
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The Gulf Computer Services, Gulfol and Ortolan backed youngster improved on the excellent performance he produced at the 1.2-mile track on day one with a fine workmanlike effort yesterday.
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Ortolan is a student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil.
Effects of a golf course on population dynamics of the endangered Ortolan bunting.
He hopes the publicity could offset the threat posed by senator Ortolan Finistirre (William H Macy), who is heading a campaign to have poison stickers on all cigarette packs.
He is delighted when Washington reporter Heather Holloway (Katie Holmes) arranges to interview him for a profile piece - the publicity could offset the threat posed by opportunistic senator Ortolan Finistirre (William H Macy), who is spearheading a campaign to have 'Poison' stickers positioned on the front of all cigarettes.