Pipit meaning

pĭpĭt
Any of various widely distributed songbirds of the genera Anthus and Tmetothylacus, characteristically having brownish upperparts and a streaked breast.
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Any of various small, insectivorous birds (esp. genus Anthus) of a passerine family (Motacillidae) characterized by a slender bill, streaked breast, and the habit of walking rather than hopping.
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Any of various small passerine birds, mainly from the genus Anthus, that are often drab, ground feeding insectivores of open country.
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Origin of pipit

  • Imitative of its call

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition