guillemot: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gil'u-mot"), [key]
— n.
  1. a black or brown-speckled seabird of the genus Cepphus, of northern seas, having a sharply pointed black bill, red legs, and white wing patches, as C. grylleof the North Atlantic and the similar C. columbaof the North Pacific.
  2. a murre of the genus Uria.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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