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[etym. uncertain, but cf. KILLING PETER] n. the least tern, Sterna albifrons, a small white sea bird: 1960 (Bond 98). 1977 Sea birds including shanks, killem-pollies, noddies, and egg birds (Albury 30). (White)

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Last update: 2010-10-29 21:28
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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