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 for mollymawk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glutton \Glut"ton\, n. [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L.
     gluto, glutto. See Glut.]
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     1. One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.
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     2. Fig.: One who gluts himself.
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              Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy. --Granville.
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     3. (Zool.) A carnivorous mammal ({Gulo gulo formerly Gulo
        luscus), of the weasel family Mustelid[ae], about the
        size of a large badger; called also wolverine,
        wolverene and carcajou. It was formerly believed to be
        inordinately voracious, whence the name. It is a native of
        the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
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     Glutton bird (Zool.), the giant fulmar ({Ossifraga
        gigantea); -- called also Mother Carey's goose, and
        mollymawk.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mollemoke \Mol"le*moke`\, n. [Sw. mallemucke the stormy petrel.]
     (Zool.)
     Any one of several species of large pelagic petrels and
     fulmars, as Fulmarus glacialis, of the North Atlantic, and
     several species of Aestrelata, of the Southern Ocean. See
     Fulmar. [Written also mollymawk, malmock, mollemock,
     mallemocke, etc.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Molly-mawk \Mol"ly-mawk`\, n. (Zool.)
     See Mollemoke.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mollymawk
      n 1: large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having
           long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight [syn:
           albatross, mollymawk]

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