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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Petrels.

Usage examples (9)
  • A common ancestry for penguins and tubenoses (Procellariiformes) has been suggested by the presence of tubular nostrils in fossil penguins and in the extant Little...
  • (Procellariiformes), observed in South Georgia and its vicinity.
  • All birds (n = 26) in the five species of Procellariiformes had 'top' and 'low' gears for wing flapping.
  • Procellariiformes may be able to keep themselves airborne indefinitely without flapping their wings, if the surrounding air is moving for more
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