dovekies

n. small sea bird of the auk family; (British) black guillemot

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Little Auk — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

  • dovekie — /duv kee/, n. 1. a small, short billed, black and white auk, Alle alle, of northern Atlantic and Arctic oceans. 2. Brit. the black guillemot. Also, dovekey. [1815 25; DOVE1 + kie compound suffix (see OCK, IE)] * * * ▪ bird also called  little auk …   Universalium

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