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meadowlark

noun mead·ow·lark \ˈme-dō-ˌlärk, -də-\

: a North American bird that has a brown back and a yellow breast

Full Definition of MEADOWLARK

:  any of several American songbirds (genus Sturnella of the family Icteridae) that are streaked brown above and in northernmost forms have a yellow breast marked with a black crescent

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First Known Use of MEADOWLARK

1611
MEADOWLARK Defined for Kids

meadowlark

noun mead·ow·lark \ˈme-dō-ˌlärk\

Definition of MEADOWLARK for Kids

:  a songbird that has brownish upper parts and a yellow breast

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