Manx puffin
Manx shearwater Manx shearwater prop. n. (Zo["o]l.), A small black-and-white oceanic bird ({Puffinus puffinus}, or {Puffinus anglorum}), common in the Eastern North Atlantic. Called also {Manx petrel}, {Manx puffin}. It is avariety of {shearwater}. It was formerly abundant in the Isle of Man. [1913 Webster]

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  • Manx puffin — 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manx petrel — Manx shearwater Manx shearwater prop. n. (Zo[ o]l.), A small black and white oceanic bird ({Puffinus puffinus}, or {Puffinus anglorum}), common in the Eastern North Atlantic. Called also {Manx petrel}, {Manx puffin}. It is avariety of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manx shearwater — prop. n. (Zo[ o]l.), A small black and white oceanic bird ({Puffinus puffinus}, or {Puffinus anglorum}), common in the Eastern North Atlantic. Called also {Manx petrel}, {Manx puffin}. It is avariety of {shearwater}. It was formerly abundant in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Puffin des Anglais — Puffin des Anglais …   Wikipédia en Français

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