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British Dictionary definitions for meadow pipit

meadow pipit

  1. a common European songbird, Anthus pratensis, with a pale brown speckled plumage: family Motacillidae (pipits and wagtails)
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  • The nests in which the eggs of cuckoos are most frequently found are those of the meadow-pipit, hedge-sparrow, and reed-warbler.

    Poachers and Poaching

    John Watson