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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The meadowlark is also the state bird of Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wyoming.
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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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Definition of meadowlark for Students
: a songbird that has brownish upper parts and a yellow breast
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