whiskered tern

noun

Definition of whiskered tern

: a common tern (Chlidonias hybrida) of the warmer parts of the Old World having a broad white stripe at the corner of the mouth

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“Whiskered tern.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whiskered%20tern. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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