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Any of various songbirds of the genus Sturnella of the Americas, especially S. magna and S. neglecta, having brownish plumage, a yellow breast, and a black crescent-shaped marking beneath the throat.
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(Animals) either of two North American yellow-breasted songbirds, Sturnella magna (eastern meadowlark) or S. neglecta (western meadowlark): family Icteridae (American orioles)
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(ˈmɛd oʊˌlɑrk)

either of two grassland-dwelling North American songbirds of the genus Sturnella, of the oriole subfamily, having a brown-streaked back and a yellow breast.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meadowlark - North American songbirds having a yellow breastmeadowlark - North American songbirds having a yellow breast
American oriole, New World oriole, oriole - American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow
genus Sturnella, Sturnella - a genus of passerine birds including the meadowlarks
eastern meadowlark, Sturnella magna - a meadowlark of eastern North America
Sturnella neglecta, western meadowlark - a meadowlark of western North America
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