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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of birds including some of the puffins.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common puffin, Fratercula arctica. Montagu.
  • n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of Alcidæ, having the bill much as in Fratercula, but the head adorned with a long curly crest on each side; the tufted puffins.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. puffins

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