Pomarine
Pomarine Po"ma*rine, a. [Gr. ? a lid + ?, ?, nose.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the nostril covered with a scale. [1913 Webster]

{Pomarine jager} (Zo["o]l.), a North Atlantic jager ({Stercorarius pomarinus}) having the elongated middle tail feathers obtuse. The adult is black. [1913 Webster]


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  • pomarine — po·ma·rine …   English syllables

  • pomarine — ˈpōməˌrīn, rə̇n adjective Etymology: French pomarin, from Greek pōmat , pōma lid + rhin , rhis nose more at pomacentridae, rhin : having the nostrils somewhat roofed over by the horny plate forming the ridge of the bill …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pomarine jager — Pomarine Po ma*rine, a. [Gr. ? a lid + ?, ?, nose.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having the nostril covered with a scale. [1913 Webster] {Pomarine jager} (Zo[ o]l.), a North Atlantic jager ({Stercorarius pomarinus}) having the elongated middle tail feathers obtuse …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pomarine Skua — Taxobox name = Pomarine Skua status = LC status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae genus = Stercorarius species = S. pomarinus binomial = Stercorarius pomarinus… …   Wikipedia

  • pomarine skua — [ pɒmərʌɪn] (N. Amer. pomarine jaeger) noun a large Arctic breeding skua. [Stercorarius pomarinus.] Origin C19: pomarine from Fr. pomarin, from Gk pōma cover, lid + rhis, rhin nose (because the bird s nostrils are partly covered by a cere) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pomarine Skua — bukauodegis plėšikas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Stercorarius pomarinus angl. Pomarine Skua vok. Spatelraubmöwe …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • pomarine skua — bukauodegis plėšikas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Stercorarius pomarinus angl. pomarine skua vok. Spatelraubmöwe, f rus. средний поморник, m pranc. labbe pomarin, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrieji plėšikai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • pomarine jaeger — noun : a jaeger (Stercorarius pomarius) larger and darker than the parasitic jaeger having somewhat elongated but obtuse middle tail feathers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stercorarius pomarinus — Pomarine Po ma*rine, a. [Gr. ? a lid + ?, ?, nose.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having the nostril covered with a scale. [1913 Webster] {Pomarine jager} (Zo[ o]l.), a North Atlantic jager ({Stercorarius pomarinus}) having the elongated middle tail feathers obtuse …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great Skua — Taxobox name = Great Skua status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae genus = Stercorarius species = S. skua binomial = Stercorarius skua binomial… …   Wikipedia

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