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ring–billed gull

noun \ˈriŋ-ˌbild-\

Definition of ring–billed gull

  1. :  a North American gull (Larus delawarensis) that as an adult is largely white with a gray mantle, dark wing tips, yellowish feet and legs, and a yellow bill with a black ring towards the tip



1844

First Known Use of ring–billed gull

1844


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