Bonaparte's gull

noun
Bo·​na·​parte's gull | \ ˈbōnəˌpärts- \
variants: or Bonaparte gull \ -​rt-​ \

Definition of Bonaparte's gull

: a North American black-headed gull (Larus philadelphia) about the size of a pigeon

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History and Etymology for Bonaparte's gull

after C.L.J.L.Bonaparte †1857 French naturalist in U.S.

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“Bonaparte's gull.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bonaparte%27s%20gull. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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