little auk
Rotche Rotche, n. (Zo["o]l.) 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}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Little Auk — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

  • Little Auk — mažoji alka statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Alle Alle angl. Little Auk vok. Krabbentaucher …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • little auk — mažosios alkos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Alle angl. dovekie; little auk vok. Krabbentaucher, m rus. люрик, m pranc. mergule nain, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – alkiniai siauresnis terminas – mažoji alka …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • little auk — noun small short billed auk abundant in Arctic regions • Syn: ↑dovekie, ↑Plautus alle • Hypernyms: ↑auk • Member Holonyms: ↑Plautus, ↑genus Plautus …   Useful english dictionary

  • little auk — noun a small, stubby short billed auk breeding in the Arctic. [Alle alle.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • little auk — /lɪtl ˈɔk/ (say litl awk) noun a small, short billed auk, Alle alle, of Greenland and Arctic areas; dovekie …   Australian English dictionary

  • little auk — the dovekie, Alle alle. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • little auk — noun A dovekie, a bird of the species Alle alle …   Wiktionary

  • Auk — This article is about a family of birds. For the American ornithological journal, see The Auk. For other meanings, see AUK. Auks Temporal range: Eocene Recent 35–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • auk — /awk/, n. any of several usually black and white diving birds of the family Alcidae, of northern seas, having webbed feet and small wings. Cf. great auk, razor billed auk. [1665 75; < Scand; cf. ON alka] * * * In general, any of 22 species of… …   Universalium

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