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

  • n. A gull (Xema sabinii) of Arctic regions, having a forked tail with feathers rounded at the ends.

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  • n. A small gull, Xema sabini, breeding in the Arctic and migrating south in autumn.

Etymologies

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

After Sir Edward Sabine (1788-1883), British astronomer and explorer.

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Named after Edward Sabine.

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