Po"ma*rine\, a. [Gr. ? a lid + ?, ?, nose.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the nostril covered with a scale.

Pomarine jager (Zo["o]l.), a North Atlantic jager (Stercorarius pomarinus) having the elongated middle tail feathers obtuse. The adult is black.
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