guillemot

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noun guil·le·mot \ˈgi-lə-ˌmät\

Definition of guillemot

  1. 1 British :  a common murre (Uria aalge)

  2. 2 :  any of a genus (Cepphus) of narrow-billed auks of northern seas

Origin and Etymology of guillemot

French, from Medieval French, diminutive of Guillaume William


First Known Use: circa 1672


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