Definition of Sea mew

1. Noun. The common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America.

Exact synonyms: Larus Canus, Mew, Mew Gull
Generic synonyms: Gull, Sea Gull, Seagull
Group relationships: Genus Larus, Larus
Derivative terms: Mew, Mew



Medical Definition of Sea mew

1. A gull; the mew. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Mew

sea lettuce
sea lettuces
sea level
sea levels
sea lilies
sea lily
sea lion
sea lions
sea loach
sea louse
sea mantis
sea mark
sea mat
sea maw
sea mew (current term)
sea mile
sea milkwort
sea monk
sea monks
sea monster
sea moss
sea mosses
sea mouse
sea mouth
sea mud
sea needle
sea needles
sea nettle
sea nymph

Literary usage of Sea mew

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1851)
"A sea-mew sailed slowly by me; the sun edged his wings with silver. The richest peacock green-blue is under the bend of the cliff. Sentences. ..."

2. Selected Poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Elizabeth Lee (1904)
"How joyously the young sea-mew Lay dreaming on the waters blue, Whereon our little bark had thrown A forward shade, the only one, (But shadows ever man ..."

3. English Verse by William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard (1883)
"THE SEA-MEW. ... Sea-Mew Lay dreaming on the waters blue, Whereon our little bark had thrown A forward shade, the only one : But shadows aye will man pursue ..."

4. English Verse by Richard Henry Stoddard (1890)
"How joyously the young Sea-Mew Lay dreaming on the waters blue, Whereon our little bark had thrown A forward shade, the only one : But shadows aye will man ..."

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