Definition of Fratercula arctica

1. Noun. Common puffin of the northern Atlantic.

Exact synonyms: Atlantic Puffin
Generic synonyms: Puffin
Group relationships: Fratercula, Genus Fratercula



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fratercula Arctica

Franz Peter Schubert
Franz Schubert
Franz Seraph Peter Schubert
Franz Werfel
Frascati
Fraser
Fraser-Lendrum stain
Fraser Island
Fraser fir
Fraser firs
Frasera
Frasera speciosa
Fraserburgh
Fratercula
Fratercula arctica (current term)
Fratercula corniculata
Frau
Fraunce
Frauncis
Fraunhofer's lines
Fraunhofer line
Fraxinus Americana
Fraxinus caroliniana
Fraxinus cuspidata
Fraxinus dipetala
Fraxinus excelsior
Fraxinus latifolia
Fraxinus nigra
Fraxinus oregona

Literary usage of Fratercula arctica

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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"Fratercula arctica ( LINN ns). RANGE.— Coasts and islands of the North Atlantic and Arctic ... Fratercula arctica naumanni NORTON, Proc. Portland Soc. Nat. ..."

2. The Nests and Eggs of British Birds: When and where to Find Them : Being a by Charles Dixon (1894)
"... however, the eggs of the Razorbill externally never exhibit green or blue tints. Family ALCID/E. Genus FRATERCULA. PUFFIN. Fratercula arctica ..."

3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1890)
"Mandible of Fratercula arctica; viewed from above; life size. ... Skull of Fratercula arctica; basal view, with mandible removed; life size; ..."

4. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1831)
"Fratercula arctica, Puffin. Falco ^"'salon, Merlin. 7<arus mar'mus. ... The Puffin (called above Fratercula arctica) Mr. Rennie denominates Puffinus ..."

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