Definition of Auklet

1. Noun. Any of several small auks of the northern Pacific coasts.

Generic synonyms: Auk



Definition of Auklet

1. Noun. Any of several small seabirds in the genera ''Aethia'', ''Cerorhinca'' and ''Ptychoramphus'' of the auk family Alcidae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Auklet

1. a small auk [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auklet

augurship
augurships
augury
augustan
auguste
auguster
augustes
augustest
augustinian
augustly
augustness
augustnesses
augusts
auk
auklet (current term)
auklets
auks
aukward
aukwardly
aukwardness
aul
aula
aula magna
aulacogen
aulacogens
aulae
aularian
aularians
aulas

Literary usage of Auklet

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1901)
"... US National Museum, Washington, D_ Sub-committee on Laws. WILLIAM BUTCHER and DR. TS PALMER. GENERAL NOTES. The Paroquet auklet in California. ..."

2. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"RHINOCEROS auklet. — Cerorhinca monocerata. FAMILY : The Auks, Murres, ... THE Rhinoceros auklet is an odd-looking bird, having a short chunky body, ..."

3. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"n: Mr. Taylor says: "Some observer has stated that Cassin's auklet on the islands ... Mr. C. Barlow remarks that the Tufted Puffin and Cassin's auklet are ..."

4. Birds of the Kotzebue Sound Region, Alaska by Joseph Grinnell (1900)
"PAROQUET auklet. This bird was fairly common in the open water for fifty miles ... CRESTED auklet. This auklet was extremely numerous within fifty miles to ..."

5. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"This auklet is fairly abundant on the Farallones, breeding on the lower portions of ... RHINOCEROS auklet Color white, sometimes heavily blotched, as above, ..."

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