Meaning of skua

sku•a

Pronunciation: (sky'u), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledany of several large brown gull-like predatory birds of the genus Catharacta, related to jaegers, esp. C. skuaof colder waters of both northern and southern seas.
  2. jaeger (def. 1).
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