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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several sea birds, such as the fulmar, albatross, or shearwater.

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  • n. mollymawk

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fulmar petrel, Fulmarus glacialis: also extended to some related birds, as albatrosses. See cut under fulmar. Also called malmarsh.

Etymologies

Dutch mallemok, fulmar : mal, silly (from Middle Dutch) + mok, gull.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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