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Definition of the noun alca

What does alca mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill


alcA is a gene.

Phrases with Alca

Phrases starting with the word Alca:

  1. Alca Alle
  2. alca torda
  3. Alca Arctica
  4. Alca Ausonia
  5. Alca Grandis
  6. Alca Antiquus
  7. Alca Cirrhata
  8. Alca Stewarti
  9. Alca torda torda
  10. Alca torda islandica

Phrases ending with the word Alca:

  1. genus alca
  2. Antita Alca
  3. Manowia Alca
  4. Species Alca
  5. Temnopteryx Alca
  6. Species Antita Alca

Other phrases containing the word Alca:

  1. Species Alca Alle
  2. Species Alca Arctica
  3. Species Alca Ausonia
  4. Species Alca Grandis

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alca

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Google previewThe Story of the Kings of Rome (2012)

Adapted from Livy, with Notes and Vocabulary by G. M. Edwards

' alca means originally 'a game at dice.

Google preview2014 Photographer's Market (2013)

by Mary Burzlaff Bostic

ALCA is a 501c, nonprofit organization showing national and international work of emerging to established artists. A tourist and second-home market, demographics profile our client as highly educated, moderately affluent, environmentally ...

Google previewA dictionary of birds (1896)

by Alfred Newton, Hans Gadow, Richard Lydekker, Robert Wilson Shufeldt, Charles Smart Roy

Fatio, " Sur l'Alca impennis," Bull ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Alca Norwegian name Alke ...

Google previewOrnithological Dictionary of British Birds (1831)

by George Montagu

" AUK (Alca, Linnjeus.) — A genus of which two species are ...

Google previewOrnithological Dictionary; Or, Alphabetical Synopsis of British Birds. With Supplement (1831)

" AUK (Alca, LINNAEUs.) ...

Google previewThe Portable Encyclopaedia: Or, A Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences (1831)

On the Basis of Dr. Gregory's Comprehending the Latest Improvements in Every Branch of Useful Knowledge by James Mitchell

ALCA, or AUK, in ornithology, a genus of the order of anseres. The beak of this genus is without teeth, short, convex, compressed, and frequently surrowed transversely: the inserior mandible is gibbous near the base; the feet have generally ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

Alca alle, Lin. &c. U. minor, Briss. Mergulus alle, Vieil. Little Auk, or Small Black and White Diver, Prov. Little Greenland Dove, Sea Turtle, Jiotche, Hodge, Ratch, Ice-bird, &c. Bill very short, about half as long as the head, and very ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Alca iMPEtJNis, the northern penguin, or, great auk, with a compressed bill furrowed on each side, and an oval spot on each side of the eyes. According to Mr Martin, this bird breeds on the isle of St Kilda ; appearing there the beginning of May ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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