Definition of Skua

1. Noun. Gull-like jaeger of northern seas.

Exact synonyms: Bonxie
Generic synonyms: Jaeger
Group relationships: Catharacta, Genus Catharacta
Specialized synonyms: Catharacta Skua, Great Skua



Definition of Skua

1. n. Any jager gull; especially, the Megalestris skua; -- called also boatswain.

Definition of Skua

1. Noun. Any of various predatory seabirds of the family ''Stercorariidae'' that often chase other seabirds to steal their catches. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skua

1. a predatory seabird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Skua

1. Any jager gull; especially, the Megalestris skua. Synonym: boatswain. Origin: Icel. Skfr, skmr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skua

skrimping
skrimps
skrite
skronk
skronked
skronking
skronky
skrump
skrumped
skrumping
skrumps
skry
skryer
skryers
skrying
skua (current term)
skuas
skud
skudded
skuddin
skudler
skudlers
skuds
skug
skugged
skuggery
skugging
skugry
skugs
skulduggeries

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