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eastern meadowlark

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See under meadowlark.

meadowlark

[med-oh-lahrk] /ˈmɛd oʊˌlɑrk/
noun
1.
any of several American songbirds of the genus Sturnella, of the family Icteridae, especially S. magna (eastern meadowlark) and S. neglecta (western meadowlark) having a brownish and black back and wings and a yellow breast, noted for their clear, tuneful song.
Origin of meadowlark
1605-1615
1605-15; meadow + lark1
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Examples from the Web for eastern meadowlark
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  • With the general appearance and habits of the eastern meadowlark, but differing in its call-notes and song.

    What Bird is That? Frank M. Chapman
  • Grayer than the eastern meadowlark, with disconnected tail-bars and yellow spreading to the sides of the throat.

    What Bird is That? Frank M. Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for eastern meadowlark

meadowlark

/ˈmɛdəʊˌlɑːk/
noun
1.
either of two North American yellow-breasted songbirds, Sturnella magna (eastern meadowlark) or S. neglecta (western meadowlark): family Icteridae (American orioles)
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