titlark
noun Etymology: tit- (as in titmouse) + lark Date: 1668 pipit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Titlark — Tit lark , n. [Tit a small bird + lark.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous small spring birds belonging to {Anthus}, {Corydalla}, and allied genera, which resemble the true larks in color and in having a very long hind claw; especially, the European …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • titlark — [tit′lärk΄] n. [ TIT1 + LARK1] PIPIT …   English World dictionary

  • titlark — /tit lahrk /, n. any of several small, larklike birds, esp. a pipit. [1660 70; TIT1 + LARK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • titlark — noun the meadow pipit …   Wiktionary

  • titlark — noun dialect a pipit, especially the meadow pipit …   English new terms dictionary

  • titlark — tit·lark …   English syllables

  • titlark — /ˈtɪtlak/ (say titlahk) noun any of the pipits, small lark like birds, especially of the genus Anthus, as A. spinoletta, a migratory bird of northern parts of both the New and Old Worlds. {tit1 + lark1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • titlark — n. a pipit, esp. the meadow pipit …   Useful english dictionary

  • prairie titlark — noun : a common and widely distributed pipit (Anthus spinoletta rubescens) of No. America …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthus pratensis — Titlark Tit lark , n. [Tit a small bird + lark.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous small spring birds belonging to {Anthus}, {Corydalla}, and allied genera, which resemble the true larks in color and in having a very long hind claw; especially, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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