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Definition of Auk

Auk
Auk Auk, n. [Prov. E. alk; akin to Dan. alke, Icel. & Sw. alka.] (Zo["o]l.) A name given to various species of arctic sea birds of the family Alcid[ae]. The great auk, now extinct, is Alca (or Plautus) impennis. The razor-billed auk is A. torda. See Puffin, Guillemot, and Murre.

Meaning of Auk from wikipedia

- auk /ɔːk/ is derived from Icelandic álka, from Old Norse alka (“auk”), from Proto-Germanic *alkǭ (“sea-bird, auk”). Apart from the extinct great auk,...
- The great auk (Pinguinus impennis) is a species of flightless alcid that became extinct in the mid-19th century. It was the only modern species in the...
- AUK may refer to: Auk, a type of bird The Auk, now Ornithology, an American ornithological journal AUK CORP, a Korean semiconductor and optoelectronic...
- Aukes is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Rachel Aukes, American novelist Douwe Aukes (1612–1668), Frisian sea captain This page lists...
- Play media The little auk or dovekie (Alle alle) is a small auk, the only member of the genus Alle. Alle is the Sami name of the long-tailed duck; it...
- razorbill, razor-billed auk, or lesser auk (Alca torda) is a colonial seabird in the monotypic genus Alca of the family Alcidae, the auks. It is the closest...
- Kodenshi AUK Group is a conglomerate of two companies, Kodenshi Corporation based in Kyoto, ****an and AUK Corporation based in Iksan, South Korea. Kodenshi...
- food from Greenland that is made of little auks (Alle alle) fermented in a seal skin. Up to 500 whole auks are packed into the seal skin, beaks and feathers...
- powder, is named Auk 1. This an allusion to the great auk, which is a flightless seabird that became extinct in the mid-19th century. Auk 1 flies six feet...
- Douwe Aukes (1612–1668) was a Frisian sea captain of the Dutch East India Company or VOC. The Douwe Aukes class minelayer and its name-ship the HNLMS...