Strands

strand

(Science: geography) The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river. Strand birds.

(Science: zoology) The brown hyena.

Origin: AS. Strand; akin to D, G, Sw, & Dan. Strand, Icel. Strond.


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