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
First Known Use: 1698
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