H7828 שׁחף - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root meaning to peel, that is, emaciate; the gull (as thin)

KJV Usage: cuckoo.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. a ceremonially unclean bird
a. cuckow, gull, seagull, sea-mew
b. maybe an extinct bird, exact meaning unknown
Origin: from an unused root meaning to peel, i.e. emaciate
TWOT: 2365a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H7828 שׁחף is used in the Bible

2 occurrences of H7828 שׁחף

Leviticus 11:16
Deuteronomy 14:15