What is another word for auk?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːk] (IPA)

The word "auk" is primarily used to refer to any of several sea birds belonging to the family Alcidae. However, there are many synonyms that can be used to describe these birds, such as puffin, razorbill, guillemot, murre, and kittiwake. Each of these birds has a unique appearance and behavior, but all are well adapted to life in the harsh coastal environments of the northern hemisphere. Despite their small size and relatively low profile in popular culture, auk species play an important role in the ecosystem as vital components of the marine food chain. Through their varied synonyms, these fascinating birds can be appreciated and celebrated for their beauty and diversity.

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Usage examples for Auk

Hundreds of little auk skins are gathered, chewed and prepared, and as the night comes the garment is built blouse-shaped, with hood attached.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
And still another time did Maiden Matanuska ask an auk to tell her of Prince Kenai.
"The Green Forest Fairy Book"
Loretta Ellen Brady
"I saw him," said the auk, "and from the feather robe he wore I judged him first to be some bird.
"The Green Forest Fairy Book"
Loretta Ellen Brady

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