American pipit


Definition of American pipit

  1. :  a pipit (Anthus rubescens) that inhabits open areas of North America and Asia and has brown upperparts, buff underparts usually with streaks, and dark-colored legs American pipits strutted like chickens and bobbed their tails while feeding in the fields and along the roadsides. — James M. McCarty, Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio), 27 Mar. 2008 —called also British buff-bellied pipit

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