skua

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See also: Skua and skúa

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Etymology[edit]

From Faroese skúgvur (Great Skua), from Old Norse skúfr, of unknown origin.

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a skua.

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skua (plural skuas)

  1. Any of various predatory seabirds of the family Stercorariidae that often chase other seabirds to steal their catches.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Faroese skúgvur (Great Skua).

Noun[edit]

skua m (plural skuas)

  1. great skua

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Noun[edit]

skua n

  1. definite plural of skue

Verb[edit]

skua

  1. inflection of skue:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle