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larine

[lar-in] /ˈlær ɪn/
adjective
1.
characteristic of or resembling a gull.
2.
of or relating to the suborder Lari, family Laridae, comprising the gulls.
Origin of larine
< New Latin Larinae name of the subfamily, equivalent to Lar(us) genus name (< Greek láros a sea bird, a kind of gull) + -inae -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for larine

larine

/ˈlæraɪn; -rɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a gull
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the suborder Lari, which contains the gulls, terns, skuas, and skimmers
Word Origin
C20: via New Latin from Larus genus name, from Greek laros a kind of gull
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