Meaning of puffin

puf•fin

Pronunciation: (puf'in), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several alcidine sea birds of the genera Fratercula and Lunda, having a short neck and a large, compressed, grooved bill, as F. arcticaof the North Atlantic.
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