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

  • n. A plural of sternum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of sternum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Linnean genus of Laridæ, typical of the subfamily Sterninæ, and containing all the terns or sea-swallows, or variously restricted.

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

  • n. a genus of Sterninae


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