razor-billed auk

[ rey-zer-bild ]
/ ˈreɪ zərˌbɪld /

noun

a black and white auk, Alca torda, of the American and European coasts of the northern North Atlantic, having a compressed black bill encircled by a white band.

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Also called ra·zor·bill .

Origin of razor-billed auk

First recorded in 1815–25

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