Garefowl
Garefowl Gare"fowl`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The great auk; also, the razorbill. See {Auk}. [Written also {gairfowl}, and {gurfel}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • garefowl — ˈga(a)(ə)rˌfau̇l noun (plural garefowl or garefowls) Etymology: of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse geirfugl great auk, from geirr spear + fugl bird more at gore, fowl : great auk * * * garefowl /gārˈfowl/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • garefowl — n. razorbill, sea bird found in the Arctic region; great auk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • garefowl — gare·fowl …   English syllables

  • garefowl — /ˈgɛəfaʊl/ (say gairfowl) noun → great auk. {Old Norse geir fugl} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gairfowl — Garefowl Gare fowl , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The great auk; also, the razorbill. See {Auk}. [Written also {gairfowl}, and {gurfel}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gurfel — Garefowl Gare fowl , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The great auk; also, the razorbill. See {Auk}. [Written also {gairfowl}, and {gurfel}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Бескрылая гагарка — † Бескрылая гагарка …   Википедия

  • great auk — noun large flightless auk of rocky islands off northern Atlantic coasts; extinct • Syn: ↑Pinguinus impennis • Hypernyms: ↑auk • Member Holonyms: ↑Pinguinus, ↑genus Pinguinus * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • gairfowl — same as ↑garefowl * * * gairfowl, gairish see garefowl, garish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gairfowl — Gair fowl , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Garefowl} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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