Atlantic puffin

noun

Definition of Atlantic puffin

: a small black-and-white puffin (Fratercula arctica) of the northern coastal parts of the North Atlantic Ocean that has a triangular bill with a broad red or yellow tip

First Known Use of Atlantic puffin

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Atlantic puffin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atlantic%20puffin. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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