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sooty tern definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1785 a widely distributed tern (Sterna fuscata) of tropical oceans that is blackish above and white below called also wideawake

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sooty Soot"y, a. [Compar Sootier; superl. Sootiest.] [AS. s?tig. See Soot.] 1. Of or pertaining to soot; producing soot; soiled by soot. ``Fire of sooty coal.'' --Milton. 2. Having a dark brown or black color like soot; fuliginous; dusky; dark. ``The grisly legions that troop under the sooty flag of Acheron.'' --Milton. Sooty albatross (Zo["o]l.), an albatross (Ph[oe]betria fuliginosa) found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean; -- called also nellie. Sooty tern (Zo["o]l.), a tern (Sterna fuliginosa) found chiefly in tropical seas.



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