from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various widely distributed songbirds of the genus Anthus, characteristically having brownish upper plumage and a streaked breast. Also called titlark.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various small passerine birds, mainly from the genus Anthus, that are often drab, ground feeding insectivores of open country.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of numerous species of small singing birds belonging to Anthus and allied genera, of the family Motacillidæ. They strongly resemble the true larks in habits, colors, and the great length of the hind claw. They are, therefore, often called titlarks, and pipit larks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any bird of the genus Anthus or subfamily Anthinæ, of which there are many species, of most parts of the world.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage
Imitative of its call.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)