malduck
Fulmar Ful"mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well-known species are the {arctic fulmar} ({Fulmarus glacialis}) (called also {fulmar petrel}, {malduck}, and {mollemock}), and the giant fulmar ({Ossifraga gigantea}). [1913 Webster]

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  • malduck — mal·duck …   English syllables

  • malduck — ˈmaldək noun Etymology: probably alteration (influenced by duck) of mallemuck Britain : fulmar …   Useful english dictionary

  • arctic fulmar — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulmar — Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the {arctic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fulmar petrel — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulmarus glacialis — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mollemock — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ossifraga gigantea — Fulmar Ful mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See {foul}, and {Man} a gull.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family {Procellariid[ae]}, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well known species are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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