Definitions for "Tern"
Keywords:  gull, sterna, sterninae, tuinen, skuas
Any one of numerous species of long-winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to Sterna and various allied genera.
small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail
Terns are seabirds in the family Sternidae, previously considered a subfamily (Sterninae) of the gull family Laridae (van Tuinen et al., 2004). They form a lineage with the gulls and skimmers which in turn is related to skuas and auks. Terns have a worldwide distribution.
Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate.
That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together; especially, a prize in a lottery resulting from the favorable combination of three numbers in the drawing; also, the three numbers themselves.
referring to the number three ("ternata" / "ternifolia" = "three-leaved")
Keywords:  trans, corridors, road, european, main
Trans European Road Network. Main Corridors linking European Member States.