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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Type genus of the petrels.

Usage examples (26)
  • Petrels: the largest kind, Procellaria gigantea, or nelly
  • Great numbers of gulls (‘Procellaria turtur’, Smith), and several others, float over the surface.
  • Of the species that disappeared, four were probably endemic; these were a flightless duck and a storm-petrel, both undescribed, and likely two petrels of the genera Pterodroma...
  • There are two bog communities: Sphagnum cf, recurvum on both plateau and lowland and Scirpus sulcatus on the plateau which is perpetuated by the burrowing of the endemic... for more
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