Sea swallow – definition of sea swallow by The Free Dictionary

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sea swallow

n.

Any of various terns, especially Sterna hirundo, which breeds in Arctic and subarctic regions.

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sea swallow

n

(Animals) a popular name for tern1

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Noun 1. sea swallow - common tern of Eurasia and America having white black and grey plumagesea swallow – common tern of Eurasia and America having white black and grey plumage

tern – small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail

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