Sea tern

Related to Sea tern: sea eagle, Sea turn
any tern of the genus Thalasseus. Terns of this genus have very long, pointed wings, and chiefly frequent seas and the mouths of large rivers.

See also: Tern

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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