Skua

The skuas ə are a group of seabirds with about seven species forming the family Stercorariidae and the genus Stercorarius. The three smaller skuas are called jaegers in the Americas. The English word `skua` comes from the Faroese name skúgvur ˈskɪkvʊər for the great skua, with the island of Skúvoy renowned for its colony of that bird. The.....
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Skua

• (n.) Any jager gull; especially, the Megalestris skua; -- called also boatswain.
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skua

(from the article `skua`) any of several predatory seabirds. In American usage, the name is restricted to Catharacta skua, called great skua in Britain; three smaller birds ...
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skua

bonxie noun gull-like jaeger of northern seas
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Skua

[rocket] Skua is the designation of a British sounding rocket which was launched between 1959 and 1981 in 4 versions over 300 times. The Skua was developed by Bristol Aerojet and RPE Wescott. It consisted of a starting stage made up of several Chick rockets that burned for 0.2 seconds. They propelled the rocket 20 metres over the 5 metre lo...
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Skua

Sku'a noun [ Icelandic sk...fr , sk...mr .] (Zoology) Any jager gull; especially, the Megalestris skua ; -- called also boatswain .
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skua

any of several predatory seabirds. In American usage, the name is restricted to Catharacta skua, called great skua in Britain; three smaller birds ... [3 related articles]
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skua

Dark-coloured gull-like seabird, living in Arctic and Antarctic waters. Skuas can grow up to 60 cm/2 ft long, with long, well-developed wings and short, stout legs; in colour they are greyish above and white below. They are aggressive scavengers, and seldom fish for themselves but force gulls to disgorge their catch, and also ea...
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skua

large north Atlantic gull
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skua

skua: see jaeger.
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Skua

The Skua (Stercorariidae) are a family of seven species of swimming birds closely related to the gulls, with the upper mandible of the beak longer than the lower, and strongly hooked at the tip. They have strong crooked claws and completely webbed feet and brownish coloured plummage.
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skua

[n] - gull-like jaeger of northern seas
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