Alcae

plural noun

Al·​cae
ˈal-ˌsē
: a suborder of Charadriiformes coextensive with the family Alcidae and including the auks, murres, and puffins

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Alca

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alcae was in 1824

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“Alcae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alcae. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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