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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Charadriiformes — gulls, terns and skimmers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. The natural family of birds including the gulls and terns; the gull family.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of long-winged, web-footed swimming birds, with a small free hind toe, and pervious lateral non-tubular nostrils, belonging to the order Longipennes and suborder Gaviæ; the gull family.

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

  • n. gull family: gulls and terns

Etymologies

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Larus +‎ -idae

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