Crested oriole. (Zoöl.) See Cassican.

(O*rig"i*nant) a. Originating; original. [R.]

An absolutely originant act of self will.
Prof. Shedd.

(O*rig"i*na*ry) a. [L. originarius: cf. F. originaire.]

1. Causing existence; productive. [R.]

The production of animals, in the originary way, requires a certain degree of warmth.

2. Primitive; primary; original. [R.]

The grand originary right of all rights.

(O*rig"i*nate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Originated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Originating.] [From Origin.] To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new.

A decomposition of the whole civill and political mass, for the purpose of originating a new civil order.

(O*rig"i*nate), v. i. To take first existence; to have origin or beginning; to begin to exist or act; as, the scheme originated with the governor and council.

(O*rig`i*na"tion) n. [L. originatio.]

1. The act or process of bringing or coming into existence; first production. "The origination of the universe." Keill.

What comes from spirit is a spontaneous origination.

2. Mode of production, or bringing into being.

This eruca is propagated by animal parents, to wit, butterflies, after the common origination of all caterpillars.

(O*rig"i*na*tive) a. Having power, or tending, to originate, or bring into existence; originating. H. Bushnell.O*rig"i*na*tive*ly, adv.

(O*rig"i*na`tor) n. One who originates.

(O*ril"lon) n. [F., lit., a little ear, from oreille an ear, fr. L. oricula, auricula, dim. of auris an ear. See Ear.] (Fort.) A semicircular projection made at the shoulder of a bastion for the purpose of covering the retired flank, — found in old fortresses.

(O"ri*ol) n. See Oriel.

(O"ri*ole) n. [OF. oriol, oriouz, orieus, F. loriot fr. L. aureolus golden, dim. of aureus golden, fr. aurum gold. Cf. Aureole, Oriel, Loriot.] (Zoöl.) (a) 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. (b) In America, any one of several species of the genus Icterus, belonging to the family Icteridæ. See Baltimore oriole, and Orchard oriole, under Orchard.

  By PanEris using Melati.

Previous chapter/page Back Home Email this Search Discuss Bookmark Next chapter/page
Copyright: All texts on Bibliomania are © Ltd, and may not be reproduced in any form without our written permission. See our FAQ for more details.