Lunda cirrhata

Lunda cirrhata
Puffin Puf"fin (p[u^]f"f[i^]n), n. [Akin to puff.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) An arctic sea bird {Fratercula arctica}) allied to the auks, and having a short, thick, swollen beak, whence the name; -- called also {bottle nose}, {cockandy}, {coulterneb}, {marrot}, {mormon}, {pope}, and {sea parrot}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is also applied to other related species, as the horned puffin ({Fratercula corniculata}), the tufted puffin ({Lunda cirrhata}), and the razorbill. [1913 Webster]

{Manx puffin}, the Manx shearwater. See under {Manx}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) The puffball. [1913 Webster]

3. A sort of apple. [Obs.] --Rider's Dict. (1640). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tufted puffin — noun northern Pacific puffin having a large yellow plume over each eye • Syn: ↑Lunda cirrhata • Hypernyms: ↑puffin • Member Holonyms: ↑Lunda, ↑genus Lunda * * * noun : a puffin ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tufted Puffin — Taxobox name = Tufted Puffin status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Alcidae genus = Fratercula species = F. cirrhata binomial = Fratercula… …   Wikipedia

  • puffin — /puf in/, n. any of several alcidine sea birds of the genera Fratercula and Lunda, having a short neck and a large, compressed, grooved bill, as F. arctica (Atlantic puffin), of the North Atlantic. [1300 50; ME poffoun, poffin, puffon (cf. AL… …   Universalium

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