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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seabird, sea bird, seafowlnoun

    a bird that frequents coastal waters and the open ocean: gulls; pelicans; gannets; cormorants; albatrosses; petrels; etc.


  1. seafowlnoun

    Any bird that spends most of its time in coastal waters or over the oceans.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Seafowlnoun

    Birds that live at sea.

    Etymology: sea and fowl.

    The bills of curlews, and many other seafowl, are very long, to enable them to hunt for the worms. William Derham.

    A seafowl properly represents the passage of a deity over the seas. William Broome, Notes to the Odyssey.

    A length of ocean and unbounded sky,
    Which scarce the seafowl in a year o’er fly. Alexander Pope.


  1. seafowl

    Seafowl typically refers to any bird species that live, feed and breed predominantly or entirely in marine environments. This includes a wide range of bird types such as seagulls, albatrosses, pelicans, penguins, and various kinds of waders and ducks. They are specially adapted to life within the marine environment and often have waterproof feathers and specialized beaks. Seafowl is a non-scientific, colloquial term used to describe these birds.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seafowl in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seafowl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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