Definition of seagull
: a gull frequenting the sea; broadly : gull
Recent Examples of seagull from the Web
Agents seized 784 pounds of shrimp, six seagulls, the rifle, drug paraphernalia, marijuana and crystal methamphetamine.
As a result, his line wrapped around one of the seagulls that had pointed out to him the location of the fish.
Rubbish spills out onto the streets from uncollected plastic sacks, providing a feast for rats, pigeons, and seagulls.
The twin-hull Stratolaunch Aircraft looks like two seagulls joined at the wingtip.
While visiting the vacation town in early May with his wife, aspiring wildlife filmmaker Matthew Spivack caught two of the town's seagulls mating on top of a train station.
Seagulls are monogamous animals that often mate for life and frequently return to the same locations to mate.
Progressive Field has also hosted such creatures as seagulls and midges. --
Rising tide reaches out for the shore, Seagulls dive for nourishment from the inlet floor, A pelican exits to the west, Slumbering perches flourish there best.
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First Known Use of seagull
SEAGULL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seagull for English Language Learners
: a large, common, usually gray and white bird that lives near the ocean
SEAGULL Defined for Kids
Definition of seagull for Students
: a gull that lives near the sea
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