from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large marine bird, the Fregata aquila or Tachypetes aquilus and other species of the same genus, belonging to the family Fregatidæ or Tachypetidæ and order Steganopodes or Totipalmatæ, noted for powers of flight and raptorial disposition, found near land on most of the warmer seas of the globe.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of frigatebird.

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

  • noun long-billed warm-water seabird with wide wingspan and forked tail


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