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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. small short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regions;
[syn: little auk, dovekie, Plautus alle]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rotche \Rotche\, n. (Zool.) A very small arctic sea bird (Mergulus alle, or Alle alle) common on both coasts of the Atlantic in winter; -- called also little auk, dovekie, rotch, rotchie, and sea dove. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dovekie \Dove"kie\, n. (Zool.) A guillemot (Uria grylle), of the arctic regions. Also applied to the little auk or sea dove. See under Dove. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dovekie n 1: small short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regions [syn: little auk, dovekie, Plautus alle]