Associations to the word «Tern»

Pictures for the word «Tern»


TERN, noun. Any of various sea birds of the family Sternidae that are similar to gulls but are smaller and have a forked tail.
TERN, noun. That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together.
TERN, noun. (dated) A lottery prize resulting from the favourable combination of three numbers in the draw.
TERN, adjective. Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate

Dictionary definition

TERN, noun. Small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail.

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