auklet [awk-lit] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- any of several small 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;+ 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.
Chester A. Reed
British Dictionary definitions for auklet auklet noun
- any of various small auks of the genera Aethia and Ptychoramphus