Larus

noun Lar·us \ˈla(a)rəs\

Definition of Larus

  1. :  a large cosmopolitan genus of gulls comprising many of the better-known gulls and being the type of the family Laridae — see bonaparte's gull, glaucous gull, herring gull

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Origin and Etymology of larus

New Latin, from Late Latin, gull, from Greek laros; perhaps akin to Latin lamentum lament — more at lament


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