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RISSA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Rissa mean? 

RISSA (noun)
  The noun RISSA has 1 sense:

1. a genus of Laridae

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


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RISSA (noun)


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Meaning:

A genus of Laridae

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

genus Rissa; Rissa

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

bird genus (a genus of birds)

Meronyms (members of "Rissa"):

kittiwake (small pearl-grey gull of northern regions; nests on cliffs and has a rudimentary hind toe)

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

family Laridae; Laridae (gull family: gulls and terns)


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