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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land.

Usage examples (34)
  • The petrel is a bird not much unlike a swallow, but smaller, and with a shorter tail.
  • Some have interpreted the Hebrew word by "petrel" or
  • Several petrel species build burrows to nest in the ground.
  • A white - bellied petrel wheeled in the sky but said nothing. for more
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