Mormon
Mormon Mor"mon, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. mormw`n monster, bugbear.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A genus of sea birds, having a large, thick bill; the puffin. (b) The mandrill. [1913 Webster]

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