sea gull


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sea·gull

also sea gull  (sē′gŭl′)
n.
A gull, especially one found near coastal areas.

sea′ gull`


n.
a gull, esp. any of the marine species.
[1535–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea gull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legssea gull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
larid - long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family
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
ivory gull, Pagophila eburnea - white Arctic gull; migrates as far south as England and New Brunswick
kittiwake - small pearl-grey gull of northern regions; nests on cliffs and has a rudimentary hind toe
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