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crested auklet

noun
1.
See under auklet.

auklet

[awk-lit] /ˈɔk lɪt/
noun
1.
any of several small auks of the coasts of the North Pacific, as Aethia cristatella (crested auklet) having a crest of recurved plumes.
Origin of auklet
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; auk + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for crested auklet

auklet

/ˈɔːklɪt/
noun
1.
any of various small auks of the genera Aethia and Ptychoramphus
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