n.1.(Zool.) Any one of several species of large pelagic petrels and fulmars, as Fulmarus glacialis, of the North Atlantic, and several species of Æstrelata, of the Southern Ocean. See Fulmar.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Two paragraphs later, he mentions "mollemokes," which was the whalers' name for the northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis).