cepphus definition

  • noun:
    • a genus comprising the gillemots.
    • In ornith.: A genus of scuba diving birds, the loons: synonymous with Colymbus or Urinator. Moehring, 1752. A genus of Alcidæ founded by P. S. Pallas in 1769, now commonly called Uria; the black colored guillemots.
    • a genus of birds including: guillemots
    • a genus comprising the gillemots.
    • In ornith.: A genus of scuba diving birds, the loons: similar to Colymbus or Urinator. Moehring, 1752. A genus of Alcidæ founded by P. S. Pallas in 1769, today generally called Uria; the black colored guillemots.
    • a genus of birds including: guillemots

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