Synonyms

1. petrel

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

Synonyms

  • 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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Example sentences of the word 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.

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