guillemot

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Etymology[edit]

From French guillemot.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈɡɪlɪmɒt/

Noun[edit]

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 notes[edit]

Not to be confused with guillemet.

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