The Collaborative International Dictionary
Murrelet \Murre"let\, n. [Murre + -let.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genera Synthliboramphus and Brachyramphus, inhabiting the North Pacific. They are closely related to the murres.
n. Any of several species of small seabirds, in the genus ''Brachyramphus'' and ''Synthliboramphus'' of the auk family, found in the North Pacific.