sea mew
noun Date: 15th century seagull; especially a common gull (Larus canus) of Eurasia and northwestern North America

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sea mew — (Zo[ o]l.) A gull; the mew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea mew — Mew Mew, n. [AS. m?w, akin to D. meeuw, G. m[ o]we, OHG. m?h, Icel. m[=a]r.] (Zo[ o]l.) A gull, esp. the common British species ({Larus canus}); called also {sea mew}, {maa}, {mar}, {mow}, and {cobb}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea mew — n. 〚ME semewe: see MEW3〛 Brit. SEA GULL * * * …   Universalium

  • sea mew — n. [ME semewe: see MEW3] Brit. SEA GULL …   English World dictionary

  • sea mew — noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America • Syn: ↑mew, ↑mew gull, ↑Larus canus • Derivationally related forms: ↑mew (for: ↑mew) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea-mew — n. Mew, gull, cob, sea cob, sea mall, sea mell, sea mule …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sea mew — n. seagull …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sea mew — /ˈsi mju/ (say see myooh) noun a seagull, especially a common European species, Larus canus …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mew — Mew, n. [AS. m?w, akin to D. meeuw, G. m[ o]we, OHG. m?h, Icel. m[=a]r.] (Zo[ o]l.) A gull, esp. the common British species ({Larus canus}); called also {sea mew}, {maa}, {mar}, {mow}, and {cobb}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea maw — (Zo[ o]l.) The sea mew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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