1. petrel

noun. relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land.


  • fulmar
  • shearwater
  • storm petrel
  • giant petrel
  • Procellaria aequinoctialis
  • giant fulmar
  • family Procellariidae
  • pelagic bird
  • Fulmarus glacialis
  • Macronectes giganteus
  • Procellariidae
  • white-chinned petrel
  • oceanic bird

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Sentences with petrel

1. Noun, singular or mass
The giant petrel, the largest species of petrel, has even been known to kill its king penguin cousins and even seals.