Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A seabird, the black skimmer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The black skimmer. See skimmer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The scissorbill, cutwater, or black skimmer; the bird Rhynchops nigra: so called from the bill, which resembles a pair of shears. See cut under Rhynchops.

Etymologies

shear +‎ bill? (Wiktionary)

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