Definition of Titlark

1. Noun. A songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage.

Exact synonyms: Lark, Pipit
Generic synonyms: Oscine, Oscine Bird
Group relationships: Anthus, Genus Anthus
Specialized synonyms: Anthus Pratensis, Meadow Pipit



Definition of Titlark

1. n. Any one of numerous small spring birds belonging to Anthus, Corydalla, and allied genera, which resemble the true larks in color and in having a very long hind claw; especially, the European meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis).

Definition of Titlark

1. Noun. the meadow pipit, a songbird ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Titlark

1. a songbird [n -S] - See also: songbird

Medical Definition of Titlark

1. Any one of numerous small spring birds belonging to Anthus, Corydalla, and allied genera, which resemble the true larks in colour and in having a very long hind claw; especially, the European meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis). Origin: Tit a small bird + lark. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Titlark

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1. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"THE PRAIRIE titlark. ANTHUS PIPIENS. PLATE LXXX. MALE. I SHOT two of these birds whilst traversing one of the extensive prairies of our North-western States ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"Pipit being called the titlark by some, the Meadow Pipit a titlark By others; and round the sea-coast, where the Rock Pipit is generally the most frequent ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"To most English readers the best known species of Pipit is the titlark or Meadow-Pipit, A.pratensis, a bird too common to need description, uml abundant on ..."

4. A History of British Birds by Thomas Bewick, Ralph Beilby, Henry Cotes (1826)
"The plumage of the female is less bright than that of the male. The titlark is common in this country; and, though it sometimes perches on trees, ..."

5. The Birds of America by John James Audubon (1841)
"AMERICAN PIPIT OR titlark. ANTHUS LUDOVICIANUS, Lichtenstein. PLATE CL.—MALE AND FEMALE. This species is met with in every portion of the United States ..."

6. American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Robert Jameson, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington (1831)
"... titlark. AUDUBON, PLATE LXXX. Nothing particular is known of this new species. 33. ... titlark ..."

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