auklet [awk-lit] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. any of several small auks of the coasts of the North Pacific, as Aethia cristatella (crested auklet), having a crest of recurved plumes.

Origin of auklet First recorded in 1885–90; auk + -let Examples from the Web for auklet Historical Examples of auklet

  • This Auklet is fairly abundant on the Farallones, breeding on the lower portions of the island.

    The Bird Book

    Chester A. Reed

  • British Dictionary definitions for auklet auklet noun

    1. any of various small auks of the genera Aethia and Ptychoramphus

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