meadowlark

noun mead·ow·lark \ ˈme-dō-ˌlärk , -də- \
|Updated on: 24 Jun 2018

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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MEADOWLARK Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of meadowlark for English Language Learners

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


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meadowlark

noun mead·ow·lark \ ˈme-dō-ˌlärk \

Definition of meadowlark for Students

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


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