auk

[n] - black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
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Auk

Auk noun [ Prov. English alk ; akin to Danish alke , Icelandic & Swedish alka .] (Zoology) A name given to various species of arctic sea birds of the family Alcidæ . The great auk, now extinct, is Alca (or Plautus) impennis . The razor-billed auk is A. to...
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auk

noun black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
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Auk

• (n.) A name given to various species of arctic sea birds of the family Alcidae. The great auk, now extinct, is Alca (/ Plautus) impennis. The razor-billed auk is A. torda. See Puffin, Guillemot, and Murre.
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auk

in general, any of the 22 species (21 living) of diving birds of the family Alcidae (order Charadriiformes), but especially three species, the great ... [3 related articles]
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Auk

The USS Auk was an American Auk Class minesweeper of 890 tons displacement launched in 1941. The USS Auk was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 18 knots and carried a complement of 105. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and two 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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auk

auk (ôk) , common name for a member of the family Alcidae (alcid family), swimming and diving birds of the N Atlantic and Pacific, which includes the guillemots and puffins. Their legs are set far back on their bodies, making them clumsy on land, where they seldom venture except to nest. The e...
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Auk

Auk is a name of certain swimming birds, of the family Alcidae, including the great auk, the little auk, the puffin, etc. The genus Alca, or auks proper, contains only two species, the great auk (Alca impennis) and the razor-bill (Alca torda). The great auk or gair-fowl, a bird about one metre in length, used to be plentiful in northerly regions, a...
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Auk

Auk is a cultivated variety of potato.
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auk

Oceanic bird belonging to the family Alcidae, order Charadriiformes, consisting of 22 species of marine diving birds including razorbills, puffins, murres, and guillemots. Confined to the northern hemisphere, their range extends from well inside the Arctic Circle to the lower temperate regions. They ...
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