how to pronounce puffin


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puffin is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of puffin in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the 17th century it was a puffin like …”

meanings of puffin


  1. Any of various African and Asian pierid butterflies of the genus Appias. Some species of this genus are also known as albatrosses.
  2. The Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) or any of the other various small seabirds of the genera Fratercula and Lunda that are black and white with a brightly-coloured beak.
  3. A puffball.
  4. The young of the Manx shearwater (Puffinus puffinus), especially eaten as food.

puffin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word puffin occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics puffin can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that puffin can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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