[ mal-uh-muhk ]
/ ˈmæl əˌmʌk /
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Origin of mallemuck
First recorded in 1685–95
Words nearby mallemuck
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British Dictionary definitions for mallemuck
/ (ˈmælɪˌmʌk) /
any of various sea birds, such as the albatross, fulmar, or shearwater
Word Origin for mallemuck
C17: from Dutch mallemok from mal silly + mok gull
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