genus Larus

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Noun1.genus Larus - type genus of the Laridaegenus Larus - type genus of the Laridae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Laridae, Laridae - gull family: gulls and terns
Larus canus, mew gull, sea mew, mew - the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
black-backed gull, great black-backed gull, Larus marinus, cob - white gull having a black back and wings
herring gull, Larus argentatus - large gull of the northern hemisphere
Larus ridibundus, laughing gull, pewit, pewit gull, blackcap - small black-headed European gull
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As is the case with many gulls, it has traditionally been placed in the genus Larus but is now placed in the genus Chroicocephalus.