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guillemot

noun guil·le·mot \ˈgi-lə-ˌmät\

Definition of GUILLEMOT

1
British :  a common murre (Uria aalge)
2
:  any of a genus (Cepphus) of narrow-billed auks of northern seas

Origin of GUILLEMOT

French, from Middle French, diminutive of Guillaume William
First Known Use: circa 1672

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