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noun 
  1. Any of various small seabirds of the genera Fratercula and Lunda that are black and white with a brightly coloured beak.
    • 1894, w:Rudyard Kipling, Rudyard Kipling, s:The Jungle Book, The Jungle Book, The White Seal
    • : Naturally the Chickies and the Gooverooskies and the Epatkas"the Burgomaster Gulls and the Kittiwakes and the Puffins, who are always looking for a chance to be rude, took up the cry, and"so Limmershin told me"for nearly five minutes you could not have heard a gun fired on Walrus Islet.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: (t, nl, papegaaiduiker, m), alk(nl)m
  • French: (t, fr, macareux, m)
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: pulcinella di mare(it)f
  • Spanish: (t, es, frailecillo, m)

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