black guillemot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n black guillemot northern Atlantic guillemot
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Usage

In literature:

The black guillemots often swim out together in pairs in the fjords.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
A northern name for the black guillemot.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The bird differs from the Black Guillemot only in having the bases of the coverts white also.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
This artful dodger was the Black Guillemot.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865" by Various
Saw an auk or black guillemot to-day, and later a sea-gull in the distance.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
On June 20th the doctor and I shot one black guillemot each.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
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