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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations
pipit

pipit

[ˈpɪpɪt] Nbisbita f, pitpit m
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pipit

nPieper m
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pipit

[ˈpɪpɪt] n meadow pipitprispola
tree pipit → prispolone m
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Although the meadow pipit is a familiar bird in Cleveland, particularly in the summer, there is still some cause for concern.
For those who are not familiar, all your red-listed moorland birds such as curlew, lapwing, skylark, meadow pipit and other such ground-nesting birds are being left to good luck rather than controlled management by this reckless act.
A number of species including the Meadow pipit, Stone Chat and Linnet had breeding grounds among the hundreds of acres of wild gorse which caught fire in Co Donegal.
A Water Pipit was at Llyn Padarn on Sunday, while Great White Egrets were at Anglesey's Llyn Llygeirian and at Llyn Aled Isaf, high on the Denbighshire moors.
The female cuckoo deposits a single egg - always resembling those of the chosen host - in as many as a dozen unsuspecting pipit's nests, leaving the entire processes of incubation and rearing to those unfortunate and involuntary foster parents.
This study compares the influence of air temperature and precipitation on abundance of waterfowl (Anas spp., Anser albifrons and Fulica atra), woodcock (Scolopax rusticola), skylark (Alauda arvensis) and meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis), representative species of wetland, woodland and farmland ecosystems, in Hellas (Greece).
Pam Evans, well known as 'Pipit',' lived in The Crescent where she was also born and attended Olton Convent and Malvern School.
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Officers were first alerted when they were called to a report of a BMW stolen from the driveway of a house in Pipit Avenue, Newton-le-Willows.
According to a press release, these observers are Yohanes Bosco Johny Barliyanta, Pipit Apriani, Taibah Istiaqamah Bayati, from Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) and Nursanita Nasution, a former Member of the House of Representatives of Republic of Indonesia.