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Sterna (bird genus)

Definition:

a genus of Sterninae

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Sterna*
(* Sterna may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

sea swallow

All senses of Sterna...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Sterna | Sternidae

- typical white terns Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri ; Snowy-crowned Tern Sterna trudeaui ; Common Tern Sterna hirundo ; Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii ; White-fronted Tern Sterna striata ; Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana ; South American Tern Sterna ... (38 of 224 words, 1 image)

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Sterna (disambiguation)

may refer to: Sterna, a genus of seabirds | Sterna, the plural of sternum, the breastbone | Sterna (Peloponnese), Greece | Sterna, Drama, Greece | Sterna, Evros, Greece | Sterna Island, a small island off Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula (34 of 85 words, 6 definitions)

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Merriam-Webster:

tern | Sterna [genus]

any of various chiefly marine birds (subfamily Sterninae of the family Laridae and especially genus Sterna) that differ from the related gulls in ... (23 of 73 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

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Wiktionary:

Sterna

A taxonomic genus within the family Laridae -- certain terns. (9 of 11 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Sterna

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