fulmar

noun ful·mar \ ˈfu̇l-mər , -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

Origin and Etymology of fulmar

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


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