fulmar

noun
ful·​mar | \ ˈfu̇l-mər How to pronounce fulmar (audio) , -ˌmär \

Definition of fulmar

: a seabird (Fulmarus glacialis) of colder northern seas closely related to the petrels also : a related bird (F. glacialoides) of circumpolar distribution in colder southern seas

Examples of fulmar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One gray fulmar seemed to relish the water pouring out of an out-flow tube — swimming right up to the waterfall and then scampering aside, only to repeat. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 One gray fulmar seemed to relish the water pouring out of an out-flow tube — swimming right up to the waterfall and then scampering aside, only to repeat. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 One gray fulmar seemed to relish the water pouring out of an out-flow tube — swimming right up to the waterfall and then scampering aside, only to repeat. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 One gray fulmar seemed to relish the water pouring out of an out-flow tube — swimming right up to the waterfall and then scampering aside, only to repeat. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 One gray fulmar seemed to relish the water pouring out of an out-flow tube — swimming right up to the waterfall and then scampering aside, only to repeat. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 One gray fulmar seemed to relish the water pouring out of an out-flow tube — swimming right up to the waterfall and then scampering aside, only to repeat. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 One gray fulmar seemed to relish the water pouring out of an out-flow tube — swimming right up to the waterfall and then scampering aside, only to repeat. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 One gray fulmar seemed to relish the water pouring out of an out-flow tube — swimming right up to the waterfall and then scampering aside, only to repeat. Susanne Rust, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fulmar

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fulmar

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse fūlmār fulmar, from fūll foul + mār gull — more at mew

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“Fulmar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulmar. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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