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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fulmar  \Ful"mar\  (f[u^]lm[aum]r),  n.  [Icel.  f[=u]lm[=a]r.  See 
  {foul},  and  {Man}  a  gull.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  several  species  of  sea  birds,  of  the  family 
  {procellariid[ae]},  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}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fulmar 
  n  :  heavy  short-tailed  oceanic  bird  of  polar  regions  [syn:  {fulmar 
  petrel},  {Fulmarus  glacialis}] 




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