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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas.

Usage examples (38)
  • In calm weather at dusk, the young Guillemots in the auk colony at the Bill fledged and left the breeding ledges.
  • Thanks for putting me to work with that auk article! ppb
  • The great auk is extinct and the right whale is still hunted, but
  • Meanwhile, over at auk wrecks the independent bookstore tour continues! for more
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