/ (ˈælsɪˌdaɪn) /
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of, relating to, or belonging to the Alcidae, a family of sea birds including the auks, guillemots, puffins, and related forms
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Word Origin for alcidine
C20: from New Latin Alcidae, from Alca type genus
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