Mollemoke

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mollemoke (Zoöl) Any one of several species of large pelagic petrels and fulmars, as Fulmarus glacialis, of the North Atlantic, and several species of Æstrelata, of the Southern Ocean. See Fulmar.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mollemoke Same as mallemuck.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sw. mallemucke, the stormy petrel

Usage

In literature:

The mollemoke is another companion sailors have with them when traveling south of the equator.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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