from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of birds, typical of the family Alaudidæ, or larks.

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  • noun type genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks


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  • Julius Caesar used the alauda, his Germanic cavalry, to good effect against the Gauls.

    Black Horses For The King

  • A little yellow bird (it is either a species of the _alauda trivialis_, or rather perhaps of the _motacilla trochilus_) still continues to make a sibilous shivering noise in the tops of tall woods.

    The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1

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