arctic tern
noun Date: 1844 a Holarctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) that breeds in arctic regions and migrates to southern Africa and South America

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  • Arctic tern — a tern, Sterna paradisaea, resembling the common tern, that breeds in arctic and north temperate regions and winters in antarctic regions. Also, arctic tern. [1880 85] * * * Tern species (Sterna paradisaea) that makes the longest annual migration …   Universalium

  • arctic tern — noun Usage: sometimes capitalized A : a tern (Sterna paradisaea) resembling the common tern but breeding in the northern circumpolar regions and migrating to southern Africa and So. America * * * ˌArctic ˈtern 7 [Arctic tern] noun a bird with a… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Tern — (t[ e]rn), n. [Dan. terne, t[ae]rne; akin to Sw. t[ a]rna, Icel. [thorn]erna; cf. NL. sterna.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of long winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to {Sterna} and various allied genera. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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