Definition of Meadow pipit

1. Noun. A common pipit that is brown above and white below; widely distributed in northern and central Europe and in Asia.

Exact synonyms: Anthus Pratensis
Generic synonyms: Lark, Pipit, Titlark

Definition of Meadow pipit

1. Noun. a small passerine bird, ''Anthus pratensis'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meadow Pipit

meadow dermatitis
meadow fern
meadow fescue
meadow foxtail
meadow goldenrod
meadow horsetail
meadow horsetails
meadow jumping mouse
meadow leek
meadow lily
meadow mouse
meadow muffin
meadow mushroom
meadow pea
meadow pipit (current term)
meadow pipits
meadow rue
meadow saffron
meadow salsify
meadow saxifrage
meadow spikemoss
meadow spittlebug
meadow vole

Literary usage of Meadow pipit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"The maiden- pink, Dianthus deltoides. meadow-pipit ... The common American or Wilson's snipe, meadow-titling (med'o-tit'ling), ». The meadow-pipit, Anthus ..."

2. The Smaller British Birds: With Descriptions of Their Nests, Eggs, Habits, Etc. by Henry B. Adams (1894)
"This authority also notices that the plumage varied considerably in its colours from those already described. THE meadow pipit ..."

3. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"The meadow pipit nests on rough ground and undrained meadows, ... The cuckoo is exceedingly fond of depositing her eggs in the meadow pipit's nest, ..."

4. Wild Birds Protection Acts, 1880-1896 by James Robert Vernam Marchant, Watkin Watkins (1897)
"Special close time:— Barrow-in-Furness, between 1st March and 1st Aug. Cheshire, parts (meadow pipit only), between 1st March and 1st Aug. ..."

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