sea mew

noun

Definition of sea mew

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

First Known Use of sea mew

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Sea mew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20mew. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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