Alcid



Also, alcidine
[al-si-dahyn] /ˈæl sɪˌdaɪn/ (Show IPA). of, pertaining, or belonging to the family Alcidae, comprising the auks, murres, puffins, etc.
a bird of the family Alcidae.
Historical Examples

Uria, ū′ri-a, n. a genus of alcid—the guillemots and murres.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements) Various

alcid: Auks, Puffins, etc.—These birds are found off the coast during migration, but breed on the rocky shores of both coasts.
Manual of Taxidermy Charles Johnson Maynard

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