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laverock

[ lav-er-uhk, leyv-ruhk ]
/ ˈlæv ər ək, ˈleɪv rək /
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noun Chiefly Scot.
a lark, especially a skylark.
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Also lav·rock [lav-ruhk]. /ˈlæv rək/.

Origin of laverock

1275–1325; Middle English laverok,Old English lāwercelark1
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British Dictionary definitions for laverock

laverock
/ (ˈlævərək, Scottish ˈlevərək, ˈlevrək) /

noun
a Scot and northern English dialect word for skylark (def. 1)

Word Origin for laverock

Old English lǣwerce lark 1
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