ivory gull


noun

a white, arctic gull, Pagophila eburnea.

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Origin of ivory gull

First recorded in 1915–20
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Example sentences from the Web for ivory gull

  • The little auk is no longer to be seen or heard; the only birds are an ivory-gull now and then, and occasionally a fulmar.

    Farthest North|Fridtjof Nansen

British Dictionary definitions for ivory gull

ivory gull

noun

a white gull, Pagophila (or Larus) eburneus, mostly confined to arctic regions
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