Heermann's gull

noun

Heer·​mann's gull
ˈherˌmänz-
variants or less commonly Heermann gull
: a white-headed bluish gray gull (Larus heermanni) of the Pacific coast of North America

Word History

Etymology

after A. L. Heermann †1865 American naturalist

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“Heermann's gull.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heermann%27s%20gull. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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