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guil·le·mot

 (gĭl′ə-mŏt′)
n.
1. Any of several auks of the genus Cepphus of the northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, having black plumage with white markings.
2. Chiefly British See murre.

[French, diminutive of the personal name Guillaume.]

guillemot

(ˈɡɪlɪˌmɒt)
n
(Animals) any northern oceanic diving bird of the genera Uria and Cepphus, having a black-and-white plumage and long narrow bill: family Alcidae (auks, etc), order Charadriiformes
[C17: from French, diminutive of Guillaume William]

guil•le•mot

(ˈgɪl əˌmɒt)

n.
a black or brown seabird of the genus Cepphus, of N seas, having a long, black bill, long neck, and red legs.
[1670–80; < French, appar. diminutive of Guillaume William]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guillemot - small black or brown speckled auks of northern seasguillemot - small black or brown speckled auks of northern seas
auk - black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
Cepphus, genus Cepphus - a genus of birds including: guillemots
black guillemot, Cepphus grylle - northern Atlantic guillemot
Cepphus columba, pigeon guillemot - northern Pacific guillemot
murre - black-and-white diving bird of northern seas
Translations

guillemot

[ˈgɪlɪmɒt] Narao m

guillemot

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guillemot

[ˈgɪlɪˌmɒt] nuria