HyperDic: auk

English > 1 sense of the word auk:
NOUNanimalaukblack-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
English > auk: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningBlack-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas.
Member ofAlcidae, family Alcidaeweb-footed diving seabirds of northern seas
NarroweraukletAny of several small auks of the northern Pacific coasts
great auk, Pinguinus impennislarge flightless auk of rocky islands off northern Atlantic coasts
guillemotsmall black or brown speckled auks of northern seas
little auk, dovekie, Plautus allesmall short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regions
razorbill, razor-billed auk, Alca tordaBlack-and-white northern Atlantic auk having a compressed sharp-edged bill
Broaderseabird, sea bird, seafowlA bird that frequents coastal waters and the open / open ocean
Spanishalca
Catalangavot

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