greater crested tern

noun

Definition of greater crested tern

: great crested tern … the mottled grey offspring of the greater crested terns.Economist, 20 Dec. 2008

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1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Greater crested tern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greater%20crested%20tern. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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