woodlark

[woo d-lahrk]
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noun

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

Origin of woodlark

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

noun

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