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Meaning of alcid

al•cid

Pronunciation: (al'sid), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining, or belonging to the family Alcidae, comprising the auks, murres, puffins, etc.
—n.
  1. a bird of the family Alcidae.
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