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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage;
[syn: pipit, titlark, lark]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pipit \Pip"it\, n. [So named from its call note.] (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of small singing birds belonging to Anthus and allied genera, of the family Motacillid[ae]. 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. [1913 Webster] Note: The meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis); the tree pipit, or tree lark (Anthus trivialis); and the rock pipit, or sea lark (Anthus obscurus) are well-known European species. The common American pipit, or brown lark, is Anthus Pensilvanicus. The Western species (Anthus Spraguei) is called the American skylark, on account of its musical powers. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pipit n 1: a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage [syn: pipit, titlark, lark]