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Oxford dictionary definition of the word puffin:
an auk (seabird) of northern and Arctic waters which nests in holes, with a large head and a massive brightly coloured triangular bill.
Genera Fratercula and Lunda, family Alcidae: three species, in particular the (Atlantic) puffin (F. arctica)
Middle English (denoting the Manx shearwater): apparently from puff + -ing3, with reference to the Manx shearwater’s fat nestlings. The later use is a confusion, by association of nesting habits and habitat