Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In ornithology, pertaining to or resembling the auk family.
“He reminded Lilly of a great auk, something alcidine in the thin cheeks with the mouth cutting so widely toward the ears.”
“The sources are the OED (O), its supplements (Os) and the second edition of Webster's New International Dictionary (W). columbine dove c1386 - alcine auk W 1835 OW alcidine auk, puffin, corvine crow 1656 - etc.”
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birds with singular names from
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How would you describe your brother-in-law? Is he a tad bovine? Maybe there is something lacertilian about him? Or his business practices seem a little percesocine to you.
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