fulmar
noun Etymology: of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse fūlmār fulmar, from fūll foul + mār gull — more at mew Date: 1698 a seabird (Fulmarus glacialis) of colder northern seas closely related to the petrels; also a related bird (F. glacialoides) of circumpolar distribution in colder southern seas

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  • 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 — puede referirse a: Fulmarus, un género de aves. Fulmar, un tipo de cohete sonda británico. Aerovision Fulmar, sistema de ayuda para la pesca del atún. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. S …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fulmar — Fulmar, so v.w. Eissturmvogel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fulmar — (Fulmarus), s. Sturmvogel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Fulmar — (Fulmārus), Gattg. der Sturmvögel, spritzt in der Verteidigung seinem Verfolger den tranigen Kropfinhalt entgegen. Gemeiner F. (Eissturmvogel, F. glaciālis Steph. [Abb. 637]), weiß, grau und schwärzlich, im Nördl. Eismeer; Riesensturmvogel (F.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • fulmar — ● fulmar nom masculin (latin fulica, foulque, et mare, mer) Puffin des régions périarctiques, d apparition récente en France, qui vient nicher au printemps sur les rochers ou les îlots côtiers, puis regagne la haute mer et se nourrit de plancton …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fulmar — m. Ave marina semejante a la gaviota, pero con el cuello más ancho, las alas sin puntas negras y el pico amarillo con las fosas nasales tubulares. Es propia del norte de Europa y rara en los mares españoles …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • fulmar — ► NOUN ▪ a gull sized grey and white northern seabird of the petrel family. ORIGIN from Old Norse, stinking gull (because of its habit of regurgitating its stomach contents when disturbed) …   English terms dictionary

  • fulmar — [fool′mər] n. [ON < fūll, foul, unpleasant + mār, sea gull] any of various tubenose birds (family Procellariidae); esp., a gray sea bird (Fulmarus glacialis) common in arctic regions …   English World dictionary

  • Fulmar — For other uses, see Fulmar (disambiguation). Fulmar Northern Fulmar Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • fulmar — /fool meuhr/, n. any of certain oceanic birds of the petrel family, esp. Fulmarus glacialis, a gull like Arctic species. [1690 1700; orig. dial. (Hebrides) < Icel ful stinking, FOUL + mar gull (with reference to its stench)] * * * Any of several… …   Universalium

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