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  • n. A bird, the little auk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A very small arctic sea bird (Mergulus alle, or Alle alle) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; -- called also little auk, dovekie, rotch, rotchie, and sea dove.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The little auk, auklet, dovekie, or sea-dove, Mergulus alle or Alle nigricans. See Mergulus, Alle, and cut under dovekie. Also rotchie.


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