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Princeton's WordNet

  1. razorbill, razor-billed auk, Alca tordanoun

    black-and-white northern Atlantic auk having a compressed sharp-edged bill


  1. razorbillnoun

    A large black and white auk, Alca torda, native to the north Atlantic.

  2. Etymology: From razor + bill


  1. razorbill

    A Razorbill is a type of seabird that belongs to the auk family. It is primarily black with a white underside and known for its thick, black beak that displays a white line. The Razorbill is found across the North Atlantic Ocean, often nesting on cliffs and diving for food in the surrounding waters. It feeds on small fish and is a skilled swimmer. They are a monogamous species with both parents taking turns in caring for their offspring.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Razorbillnoun

    a species of auk (Alca torda) common in the Arctic seas. See Auk, and Illust. in Appendix

  2. Razorbillnoun

    see Cutwater, 3


  1. Razorbill

    The Razorbill is a colonial seabird that only comes to land in order to breed. This agile bird chooses one partner for life; females lay one egg per year. Razorbills nest along coastal cliffs in enclosed or slightly exposed crevices. The parents spend equal amounts of time incubating. Once the chick has hatched, the parents take turns foraging for their young and sometimes fly long distances before finding prey. The Razorbill is primarily black with a white underside. The male and female are identical in plumage; however, males are generally larger than females. In 1918, the Razorbill was protected in the United States by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Presently, the major threat for the population is the destruction of breeding sites.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of razorbill in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of razorbill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    the verbal act of urging on
    • A. instigation
    • B. allogamy
    • C. subrogation
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