roseate tern


Definition of ROSEATE TERN

:  a medium-sized tern (Sterna dougallii) that is widespread at sea and in coastal areas of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans and that has a faint roseate tinge to the breast in the breeding season

First Known Use of ROSEATE TERN

circa 1813


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