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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jaeger mean? 

JAEGER (noun)
  The noun JAEGER has 1 sense:

1. rapacious seabird that pursues weaker birds to make them drop their prey

  Familiarity information: JAEGER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

JAEGER (noun)

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Rapacious seabird that pursues weaker birds to make them drop their prey

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Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("jaeger" is a kind of...):

coastal diving bird (gull family; skimmer family; jaeger family; auk family)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "jaeger"):

arctic skua; parasitic jaeger; Stercorarius parasiticus (a variety of jaeger)

bonxie; skua (gull-like jaeger of northern seas)

Holonyms ("jaeger" is a member of...):

family Stercorariidae; Stercorariidae (jaegers and skuas:)

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