mallemuck

noun mal·le·muck \ˈmaləˌmək\
variants: less commonly

mollemock

\ˈmäləˌmäk\ or

mollymawk

\ˈmälēˌmȯk\

Definition of mallemuck

plural

-s

  1. :  one of several large oceanic birds (as the fulmar or petrel)

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Origin and Etymology of mallemuck

Dutch mallemuk, mallemok, from mal silly (from Middle Dutch) + mok gull; akin to Middle Low German mal silly and to Old Norse mār gull


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