Sabine-s-gull meaning

săbīnz, -ĭnz, sābīnz
A migratory gull (Xema sabini) that breeds in Arctic regions, having a forked tail with feathers rounded at the ends.
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A small gull, Xema sabini, breeding in the Arctic and migrating south in autumn.
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Origin of sabine-s-gull

  • After Sir Edward Sabine (1788–1883), British astronomer and explorer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named after Edward Sabine.

    From Wiktionary