Definition of horned lark in English:

horned lark

Syllabification: horned lark

noun

North American
  • A widespread lark of open country, especially the Arctic and mountains, the male having a black and white head pattern and two small black hornlike crests.
    • Genus Eremophila, family Alaudidae: two species, in particular E. alpestris. British name: shorelark
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    • Migrating birds can be seen as early as January, when horned larks arrive, followed by waterfowl in February and March.
    • I hadn't gone much farther when I found the horned larks that Bill said would be in the freshly manured field along the same road.
    • Out of sight a bird called, an early arrival, perhaps a horned lark.

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