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Definition of the noun alaudidae

What does alaudidae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. larks

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Alaudidae (a-lā'di-dé), n. pl. , [NL., & Alauda + -idae.] The lark family; a family of birds, of the order Passeres and suborder Oscines. They are notably distinguished from other oscine Passeres by having the tarsi scutellate behind, and are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (2017)

by Michael A. Mares

LARK Small, predominantly Old World terrestrial songbird (family Alaudidae, order Passeriformes). Approximately 80 species in about 15 genera are recognized. Larks reach maximum species diversity in Africa but are also found in Eurasia, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

See ALAUDIDAE. horned lizards ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The name of lark is also frequently applied to many birds lich do not belong to the Alaudidae as now understood. The id:lark, rock-lark, tit-lark and tree-lark are pipits (q.v.). * grasshopper-lark is one of the aquatic warblers (q.v.), tile the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Cosmopolitan except polar regions Family Alaudidae Of the lark family, the skylark has the most impressive vocalizations, because of these, it has been introduced to many parts of the world Other larks also sing well while flying or perching.

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

minor Order PASSERIFORMES Family ALAUDIDAE (larks) Calandra Lark Melanocmypha calandra Bimaculated ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base skylark (Alaudidae, alaudine) -alb- [L. albus, white] base white ...

Google previewInstant Encyclopaedia of Geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

Alaudidae. The South African endemic Mirafra ruddi (excluding archeri of Somalia'* is of uncertain affinities. It is a bird of the highveld, not strictly montane, and so may not warrant inclusion. Hirundinidae. Two members of the cosmopolitan ...

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Small photo of Sabota lark bird in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Calendulauda sabota family of AlaudidaeSmall photo of bird Alaudidae in flightSmall photo of bird Alaudidae in flySmall photo of Chestnut-backed sparrow-lark in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Eremopterix leucotis family of AlaudidaeSmall photo of bird Alaudidae a lark in flightSmall photo of bird Alaudidae a lark in flightSmall photo of Alaudidae in the fly More...

Scrabble value of A1L1A1U1D2I1D2A1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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