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Definition: Manx puffin
(p[u^]f"f[i^]n), n. [Akin to puff.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) An arctic sea bird Fratercula arctica
to the auks, and having a short, thick, swollen beak,
whence the name; -- called also bottle nose
, and sea parrot
Note: The name is also applied to other related species, as
the horned puffin (Fratercula corniculata
tufted puffin (Lunda cirrhata
), and the razorbill.
, the Manx shearwater. See under Manx
2. (Bot.) The puffball.
3. A sort of apple. [Obs.] --Rider's Dict. (1640).
Manx shearwater \Manx shearwater\
prop. n. (Zo["o]l.),
A small black-and-white oceanic bird (Puffinus puffinus
), common in the Eastern North Atlantic.
Called also Manx petrel
, Manx puffin
. It is avariety of
. It was formerly abundant in the Isle of Man.