Any one of various species of Old World singing birds of the family Oriolidæ. They are usually conspicuously colored with yellow and black. The European or golden oriole (Oriolus galbula, or O. oriolus) has a very musical flutelike note.
- Any of various Old World passerine birds of the family Oriolidae, of which the males are characteristically black and bright yellow or orange.
- Any of various similar New World birds of the family Icteridae.