[[t]ˈɔk lɪt[/t]] n.
orn any of several small auks of N Pacific coasts, as Aethia cristatella, having a crest of recurved plumes
Etymology: 1885–90

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • auklet — /awk lit/, n. any of several small auks of the coasts of the North Pacific, as Aethia cristatella (crested auklet), having a crest of recurved plumes. [1885 90; AUK + LET] * * * ▪ bird also called  Sea Sparrow,    any of six species of small… …   Universalium

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  • auklet — noun Date: 1886 any of several small seabirds (especially genera Aethia and Ptychorhamphus) of the alcid family that occur along North Pacific coasts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • auklet — noun /ˈɔːklət/lang=en Any of several small seabirds in the auk family. See Also: auk …   Wiktionary

  • auklet — n. small auks of the North Pacific coasts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • auklet — auk·let …   English syllables

  • auklet — noun any of several small auks of the northern Pacific coasts • Hypernyms: ↑auk …   Useful english dictionary

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