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[mur-lit] /ˈmɜr lɪt/

any of several small, chunky diving birds of the family Alcidae, of North Pacific coasts.
any of several small diving birds of the genus Brachyramphus and related genera, similar and related to the auks: family Alcidae, order Charadriiformes


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