Atlantic puffin

noun
common puffin of the northern Atlantic
Syn: ↑Fratercula arctica
Hypernyms: ↑puffin
Member Holonyms: ↑Fratercula, ↑genus Fratercula

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
: a puffin (Fratercula arctica) of the No. Atlantic largely white below but with the upper parts blackish

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Atlantic puffin,
a puffin living on the rocky coasts of the Arctic, having a white breast, underparts, and throat and blackish wings and tail.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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