Definition of Fulmar

1. Noun. Heavy short-tailed oceanic bird of polar regions.

Exact synonyms: Fulmar Petrel, Fulmarus Glacialis
Generic synonyms: Petrel
Group relationships: Fulmarus, Genus Fulmarus



Definition of Fulmar

1. n. One of several species of sea birds, of the family Procellariidæ, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well-known species are the arctic fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) (called also fulmar petrel, malduck, and mollemock), and the giant fulmar (Ossifraga gigantea).

Definition of Fulmar

1. Noun. Either of two species of pelagic seabird in the genus ''Fulmarus'', ''Fulmarus glacialis'' and ''F. glacialoides'', which breed on cliffs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fulmar

1. an arctic seabird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fulmar

1. One of several species of sea birds, of the family procellariidae, allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well-known species are the arctic fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) (called also fulmar petrel, malduck, and mollemock), and the giant fulmar (Ossifraga gigantea). Origin: Icel. Fulmar. See foul, and Man a gull. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Fulmar

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1. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1844)
"Supposing it to be distinct, I have named it the Slender-billed fulmar, Procellaria tenuirostris. The following note from Mr. TOWNSEND was appended to this ..."

2. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1857)
"fulmar. fulmar PETREL. PETREL fulmar. NORTHERN fulmar. ... In Norfolk, the fulmar has been occasionally shot in ..."

3. The Path on the Rainbow: An Anthology of Songs and Chants from the Indians by George William Cronyn, Mary Hunter Austin (1918)
"To a tent of ragged skins, he has brought her, crying; (the fulmar, ... The fulmar says: "My means for transforming let me see them as they are; ..."

4. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"THE steep and rocky St Kilda, one of the western islands of Scotland, is the only locality within the British dominions annually resorted to by the fulmar, ..."

5. A history of British birds, indigenous and migratory by William Macgillivray (1852)
"fulmar. Mont. Ornith. Diet. and Supplt. fulmar Petrel. ... The Common fulmar of the Northern Atlantic is a rather stout bird, not unlike a Gull in appear- ..."

6. Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs by Henry Leonard Meyer (1857)
"THE fulmar Petrel is an annual visitant on the island of St. Kilda, and some of the other Scottish islands in that neighbourhood. Pennant remarks, " no bird ..."

7. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"The fulmar has also a dark phase, which is of a uniform dusky grey colour, a little paler on the under surface of the body. This is chiefly found in its ..."

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