Uria grylle
Dovekie Dove"kie, n. (Zo["o]l.) A guillemot ({Uria grylle}), of the arctic regions. Also applied to the little auk or sea dove. See under {Dove}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Uria grylle — Guillemot Guil le*mot , n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several northern sea birds, allied to the auks. They have short legs, placed far back, and are expert divers and swimmers. [1913 Webster] Note: The common guillemots, or murres, belong to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cepphus grylle — Guillemot Guil le*mot , n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several northern sea birds, allied to the auks. They have short legs, placed far back, and are expert divers and swimmers. [1913 Webster] Note: The common guillemots, or murres, belong to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eligny — Guillemot Guil le*mot , n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several northern sea birds, allied to the auks. They have short legs, placed far back, and are expert divers and swimmers. [1913 Webster] Note: The common guillemots, or murres, belong to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guillemot — Guil le*mot , n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several northern sea birds, allied to the auks. They have short legs, placed far back, and are expert divers and swimmers. [1913 Webster] Note: The common guillemots, or murres, belong to the genus {Uria}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea pigeon — Guillemot Guil le*mot , n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several northern sea birds, allied to the auks. They have short legs, placed far back, and are expert divers and swimmers. [1913 Webster] Note: The common guillemots, or murres, belong to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • U troile — Guillemot Guil le*mot , n. [F.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several northern sea birds, allied to the auks. They have short legs, placed far back, and are expert divers and swimmers. [1913 Webster] Note: The common guillemots, or murres, belong to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lumme — (Uria Briss.), Gattung der Schwimmvögel aus der Familie der Alken (Alcidae), Seevögel des höchsten Nordens mit verhältnismäßig langen Flügeln, sehr kurzem, breitem Schwanz und mäßig zusammengedrücktem Schnabel. Sie schwimmen und tauchen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alken — (Alcĭdae), Familie der Taucher, mit zum Fliegen ungeeigneten Flügeln, in Scharen die nord. Meere bewohnend, brüten in großen Siedelungen (Vogelbergen). Zu den A. gehören der Tord oder Elster A. (Alca torda L)., 44 cm l., der Brillen A., Riesen A …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dovekie — Dove kie, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A guillemot ({Uria grylle}), of the arctic regions. Also applied to the little auk or sea dove. See under {Dove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Белое море — обширный залив Северного Ледовитого океана, вдающийся с северной стороны в материк Европейской России. За северный предел Белого моря должно принимать линию, соединяющую Святой нос с Каниным носом. Самая северная точка Белого моря есть Канин нос …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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