Sea lark
Sea lark Sea" lark` (Zo["o]l.) (a) The rock pipit ({Anthus obscurus}). (b) Any one of several small sandpipers and plovers, as the ringed plover, the turnstone, the dunlin, and the sanderling. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea lark — Turnstone Turn stone , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of limicoline birds of the genera {Strepsilas} and {Arenaria}, allied to the plovers, especially the common American and European species ({Strepsilas interpres}). They are so called from their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea lark — noun 1. : rock pipit 2. Britain : any of several small shore birds (as a ringed plover, turnstone, red backed sandpiper, or sanderling) * * * sea lark noun 1. Any of various shore birds, eg the san …   Useful english dictionary

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