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Definition: Ossifraga gigantea
(f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See
, and Man
a gull.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of several species of sea birds, of the family
, allied to the albatrosses and petrels.
Among the well-known species are the arctic fulmar
) (called also fulmar petrel
, and mollemock
), and the giant fulmar (Ossifraga gigantea
, n. [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L.
gluto, glutto. See Glut
1. One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.
2. Fig.: One who gluts himself.
Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy. --Granville.
3. (Zo["o]l.) A carnivorous mammal (Gulo gulo
), of the weasel family Mustelid[ae]
the size of a large badger; called also wolverine
. It was formerly believed to be
inordinately voracious, whence the name. It is a native of
the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
(Zo["o]l.), the giant fulmar (Ossifraga gigantea
); -- called also Mother Carey's goose