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Arctic tern

noun
1.
a tern, Sterna paradisaea, resembling the common tern, that breeds in arctic and north temperate regions and winters in antarctic regions.
Also, arctic tern.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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arctic tern

noun
1.
a black-capped tern, Sterna paradisea, that breeds in the Arctic and then migrates as far south as the Antarctic
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