noun Etymology: New Latin Alcidae, from Alca type, genus, from Swedish alka auk, from Norwegian — more at auk Date: 1893 any of a family (Alcidae, the alcid family) of web-footed diving birds with short legs and wings that includes the auks, murres, and puffins

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