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SEAGULL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does seagull mean? 

SEAGULL (noun)
  The noun SEAGULL has 1 sense:

1. mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs

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


 Dictionary entry details 


SEAGULL (noun)


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Meaning:

Mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

sea gull; seagull; gull

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

larid (long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family)

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

Larus canus; mew; mew gull; sea mew (the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America)

black-backed gull; cob; great black-backed gull; Larus marinus (white gull having a black back and wings)

herring gull; Larus argentatus (large gull of the northern hemisphere)

blackcap; Larus ridibundus; laughing gull; pewit; pewit gull (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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