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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See sooty shearwater.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bird of the family Procellariidæ and genus Œstrelata; one of several kinds of petrels found in the southern seas, as Œ. lessoni, which is also called white night-hawk. See cut at Œstrelata.

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