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Manx shearwater


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Zoöl.) A small black-and-white oceanic bird (Puffinus puffinus, or Puffinus anglorum), common in the Eastern North Atlantic. Called also Manx petrel, Manx puffin. It is avariety of shearwater. It was formerly abundant in the Isle of Man.

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  • noun A long-winged pelagic seabird, Puffinus puffinus, of the family Procellariidae

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  • noun small black-and-white shearwater common in the northeastern Atlantic


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