tufted puffin

tufted puffin
noun
northern Pacific puffin having a large yellow plume over each eye
Syn: ↑Lunda cirrhata
Hypernyms: ↑puffin
Member Holonyms: ↑Lunda, ↑genus Lunda

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noun
: a puffin (Lunda cirrhata) of the northern Pacific that is chiefly blackish brown above and below and has white cheeks and a large yellow plume over each eye

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