from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of Procellariidæ, characterized by the short low nasal tubes obliquely truncate at the end, and with a thick septum, a long, comparatively slender, and much-hooked beak, thin pointed wings, very short tail, and large feet; the shearwaters.
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- n. shearwaters
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