Definition of landrail in English:

landrail

Line breaks: land|rail
Pronunciation: /ˈlandreɪl
 
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noun

  • another term for corncrake.
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    • The exception is the corncrake (also called landrail), Crex crex, which is less marsh-loving in its haunts and is highly regarded in the autumn, after the harvest, when it is well fed and ready to make its annual migration south to Africa.

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