Definition of allamotti in English:

allamotti

noun

Shetland, Orkney
  • The European storm petrel, Hydrobates pelagicus. Chiefly recorded in dictionaries.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in George Low (1747–1795), naturalist. Probably from a first element of Norn origin (perhaps meaning ‘squirting out, belching out’) + 19th-cent. Shetland Scots mutti small thing, also storm petrel.

Pronunciation

allamotti

/ˈaləmɒti/