eastern meadow lark

eastern meadowlark

noun
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meadowlark

[med-oh-lahrk]
noun
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:
1605–15; meadow + lark1

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meadowlark (ˈmɛdəʊˌlɑːk)
 
n
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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