white-fronted tern

noun

a coastal bird of New Zealand and SE Australia, Sterna striata, with a long black bill, a white breast, and a forked tailAlso called: black cap, kahawai bird, sea swallow, tara

Nearby words

  1. white-faced hornet,
  2. white-flowered gourd,
  3. white-footed mouse,
  4. white-fringed beetle,
  5. white-fronted goose,
  6. white-glove,
  7. white-ground,
  8. white-haired,
  9. white-haired boy,
  10. white-handed gibbon

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