woodlark

[ woo d-lahrk ]
/ ˈwʊdˌlɑrk /

noun

a small, European songbird, Lullula arborea, noted for its song in flight.

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Origin of woodlark

First recorded in 1275–1325, woodlark is from the Middle English word wodelarke. See wood1, lark1
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British Dictionary definitions for woodlark

woodlark
/ (ˈwʊdˌlɑːk) /

noun

an Old World lark, Lullula arborea, similar to but slightly smaller than the skylark
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