sea mew


: seagull
especially : a common gull (Larus canus) of Eurasia and northwestern North America

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sea mew was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Sea mew.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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