Meaning of meadow-wink in English:

meadow-wink

Pronunciation /ˈmɛdə(ʊ)wɪŋk/

noun

dialect US
  • The bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Elliott Coues (1842–1889), naturalist and historian. From meadow + a second element of uncertain origin, probably imitative of the bird's call; compare chewink, and perhaps also bobolink.