Variant of lark
- any of a large family (Alaudidae) of chiefly Old World passerine birds, including the skylark and horned lark
- any of various birds from other families, as the meadowlark
Origin: ME lark, laverke < OE laferce, older læwerce, akin to Ger lerche (OHG lērahha), ON lævirki (Dan lerke)
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