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field lark

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noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. meadowlark.

Origin of field lark

First recorded in 1670–80
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Historical Examples

  • This charming species is one-third smaller than the field-lark, and resembles it much in form and gait.

    The Natural History of Cage Birds

    J. M. Bechstein