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pip·it

 (pĭp′ĭt)
n.
Any of various widely distributed songbirds of the genera Anthus and Tmetothylacus, characteristically having brownish upperparts and a streaked breast. Also called titlark.

[Imitative of its call.]

pipit

(ˈpɪpɪt)
n
(Animals) any of various songbirds of the genus Anthus and related genera, having brownish speckled plumage and a long tail: family Motacillidae. Also called: titlark
[C18: probably of imitative origin]

pip•it

(ˈpɪp ɪt)

n.
any of various slim, brown-streaked songbirds of the genus Anthus, of the family Motacillidae, found in treeless country over much of the world.
[1760–70; imitative]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pipit - a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open countrypipit - a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
Anthus pratensis, meadow pipit - a common pipit that is brown above and white below; widely distributed in northern and central Europe and in Asia
Translations
pipit

pipit

[ˈpɪpɪt] Nbisbita f, pitpit m

pipit

nPieper m

pipit

[ˈpɪpɪt] n meadow pipitprispola
tree pipit → prispolone m
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