seagull

[see-guhl]
noun
a gull, especially any of the marine species.
Also, sea gull.


Origin:
1535–45; sea + gull1

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seagull (ˈsiːˌɡʌl)
 
n
1.  a popular name for gull
2.  (NZ) a casual wharf labourer who is not a trade-union member

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seagull
1542, from sea + gull (q.v.).
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His father has yet to read a book since and gets emotional talking about the seagull.
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