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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Alca mean? 

ALCA (noun)
  The noun ALCA has 1 sense:

1. type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill

  Familiarity information: ALCA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ALCA (noun)

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Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill

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Nouns denoting animals


Alca; genus Alca

Hypernyms ("Alca" is a kind of...):

bird genus (a genus of birds)

Meronyms (members of "Alca"):

Alca torda; razor-billed auk; razorbill (black-and-white northern Atlantic auk having a compressed sharp-edged bill)

Holonyms ("Alca" is a member of...):

Alcidae; family Alcidae (web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.)

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