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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rotche  \Rotche\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  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}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dovekie  \Dove"kie\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  guillemot  ({Uria  grylle}),  of  the  arctic  regions.  Also 
  applied  to  the  little  auk  or  sea  dove.  See  under  {Dove}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dovekie 
  n  :  small  short-billed  auk  abundant  in  arctic  regions  [syn:  {little 
  auk},  {Plautus  alle}] 




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