Definition of Richard's pipit in English:

Richard's pipit


  • A large pipit, Anthus richardi, occurring on grassland and cultivation in temperate areas of Asia.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Magazine of Natural History. From the genitive of the name of Monsieur Richard (an amateur ornithologist of Lunéville, who first made the bird known) + pipit, after French pipi Richard.


Richard's pipit

/ˌrɪtʃədz ˈpɪpɪt/