larine

larine

[lar-in]
adjective
1.
characteristic of or resembling a gull.
2.
of or pertaining to the suborder Lari, family Laridae, comprising the gulls.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Larinae name of the subfamily, equivalent to Lar(us) genus name (< Greek láros a sea bird, a kind of gull) + -inae -ine1

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larine (ˈlæraɪn, -rɪn)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling a gull
2.  of, relating to, or belonging to the suborder Lari, which contains the gulls, terns, skuas, and skimmers
 
[C20: via New Latin from Larus genus name, from Greek laros a kind of gull]

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