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A Brünnich's guillemot (Uria lomvia) with prey
 
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EtymologyEdit

From French guillemot.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈɡɪlɪmɒt/

NounEdit

guillemot (plural guillemots)

  1. Any seabird belonging to the genera Uria and Cepphus of the auk family Alcidae. They have black and white bodies and are good at swimming and diving.

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with guillemet.

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