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sea·gull

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

seagull

(ˈsiːˌɡʌl)
n
1. (Animals) a popular name for gull1
2. (Professions) NZ a casual wharf labourer who is not a trade-union member
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seagull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legsseagull - 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
Translations
racek
havmågemåge
lokki
galeb
máfur
カモメ
갈매기
čajka
galeb
fiskmås
นกนางนวล
chim hải âu

seagull

[ˈsiːgʌl] Ngaviota f

seagull

[ˈsiːgʌl] nmouette f

seagull

[ˈsiːˌgʌl] ngabbiano

sea

(siː) noun
1. (often with the) the mass of salt water covering most of the Earth's surface. I enjoy swimming in the sea; over land and sea; The sea is very deep here; (also adjective) A whale is a type of large sea animal.
2. a particular area of sea. the Baltic Sea; These fish are found in tropical seas.
3. a particular state of the sea. mountainous seas.
ˈseaward(s) adverb
towards the sea; away from the land. The yacht left the harbour and sailed seawards.
ˈseaboard noun
the seacoast. the eastern seaboard of the United States.
sea breeze
a breeze blowing from the sea towards the land.
ˈseafaring adjective
of work or travel on ships. a seafaring man.
ˈseafood noun
fish, especially shellfish.
adjective
seafood restaurants.
ˈseafront noun
a promenade or part of a town with its buildings facing the sea.
ˈsea-going adjective
designed and equipped for travelling on the sea. a sea-going yacht.
ˈseagull noun
a gull.
sea level
the level of the surface of the sea used as a base from which the height of land can be measured. three hundred metres above sea level.
ˈsea-lion noun
a type of large seal.
ˈseamanplural ˈseamen noun
a sailor, especially a member of a ship's crew who is not an officer.
ˈseaport noun
a port on the coast.
ˈseashell noun
the (empty) shell of a sea creature.
ˈseashore noun
the land close to the sea.
ˈseasick adjective
ill because of the motion of a ship at sea. Were you seasick on the voyage?
ˈseasickness noun
ˈseaside noun
(usually with the) a place beside the sea. We like to go to the seaside in the summer.
ˈseaweed noun
plants growing in the sea. The beach was covered with seaweed.
ˈseaworthy adjective
(negative unseaworthy) (of a ship) suitably built and in good enough condition to sail at sea.
ˈseaworthiness noun
at sea
1. on a ship and away from land. He has been at sea for four months.
2. puzzled or bewildered. Can I help you? You seem all at sea.
go to sea
to become a sailor. He wants to go to sea.
put to sea
to leave the land or a port. They planned to put to sea the next day.

seagull

نَوْرَس racek havmåge Möwe γλάρος gaviota lokki mouette galeb gabbiano カモメ 갈매기 zeemeeuw måke mewa gaivota чайка fiskmås นกนางนวล martı chim hải âu 海鸥
References in classic literature ?
The Lady Moon is my lover, My friends are the oceans four, The heavens have roofed me over, And the dawn is my golden door I would liefer follow the condor Or the seagull, soaring from ken, Than bury my godhead yonder In the dust of the whirl of men.
The mildness of the evening, the sea breezes, so dear to contemplative minds, setting in from the east and blowing in delicious gusts; then, in the distance, the black outline of the yacht with its rigging traced upon the empurpled background of the sky -- while, dotting the horizon, might be seen, here and there, vessels with their trimmed sails, like the wings of a seagull about to plunge; such a spectacle indeed well merited admiration.
A SEAGULL having bolted down too large a fish, burst its deep gullet-bag and lay down on the shore to die.
At first she would have nothing to do with his wicked scheme, for she was of a good natural disposition; {30} moreover there was a bard with her, to whom Agamemnon had given strict orders on setting out for Troy, that he was to keep guard over his wife; but when heaven had counselled her destruction, Aegisthus carried this bard off to a desert island and left him there for crows and seagulls to batten upon--after which she went willingly enough to the house of Aegisthus.
careful heaper-up of treasure, was it worth while to labor to sweeten and gild life, to come upon a desert shore, surrounded by the cries of seagulls, and lay thyself, with broken bones, beneath a torpid stone?
Her father was organist at your own church, and a hard struggle he must have had of it, with an absentee landlord, and a congregation of seagulls, I should think.
About their heads the seagulls whirled and shrieked.
I can show you," she said, "where the seagulls build, and I can tell you the very spot in the sea where the sun goes down night after night.
There are some baby seagulls in one of the nests, but I daren't go very near for the mother bird is so strong.
There's no one here to see me--the seagulls won't carry tales of the matter.
Instead, the mother-of-five, who lives above Chippy Alley, says it is to drive out the hated seagull population.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A seagull seized hamburger of a customer at a restaurant at ystanbul's Taksim Square, which was caught on a camera.