Definition of pomatorhine in English:

pomatorhine

adjective

British
Ornithology
  • Pomarine. Only in "pomatorhine skua".

Origin

Late 19th century. From scientific Latin pomatorhinus, genus name from ancient Greek πωματ-, πῶμα lid, cover + scientific Latin -o- + -rhinus. Compare French pomatorhin, noun.

Pronunciation

pomatorhine

/pə(ʊ)ˈmatərʌɪn/