from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A predatory gull-like sea bird (Catharacta skua) of northern regions, having brownish plumage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large seabird, Stercorarius skua.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large brown skua of the northern Atlantic


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.