from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ornithology: A large kind of lark, Melanocorypha calandra, with a stout bill, inhabiting southern Europe and northern Africa. The term has been the book-name of the species for centuries.
- n. [capitalized] Made by Lesson, in 1837, a generic name: a synonym of Melanocorypha. Also Calandrina.
- n. In the form Calandria, applied by Des Murs to the American mocking-thrushes of the genus Mimus.
- n. [capitalized] In entomology, a genus of weevils, typical of the family Calandridæ.
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