Alca

See also: alca

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TranslingualEdit

Alca torda (sole species)

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin, from Old Norse alka ‎(auk), ultimately of imitative origin.

Proper nounEdit

Alca f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Alcidae—the single species Alca torda, the razorbill.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276
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