Definition of Alauda
1. Noun. Type genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Alaudidae, Family Alaudidae
Member holonyms: Alauda Arvensis, Skylark
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alauda
Literary usage of Alauda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1907)
"... range is so nearly contiguous to American territory in the Aleutian Islands. The characters and .synonymy of this form are as follows: alauda arvensis ..."
2. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1841)
"alauda ALPESTRIS, Linn. PLATE CLI.—MALE in Summer, in Winter, FEMALE, AND YOUNG. It was on the 26th of July, 1833, that the Ripley, with every sail set, ..."