Sabine's gull


: a small gull (Xema sabini) breeding in arctic regions that has a dark gray head, black collar, white wing tips, and a slightly forked tail

Word History


after Sir Edward Sabine †1883 British physicist and explorer

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“Sabine's gull.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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