Pintado petrel

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pintado petrel any one of several small petrels, especially Procellaria pelagica, or Mother Carey's chicken, common on both sides of the Atlantic.
    • Pintado petrel the Cape pigeon. See under Cape.
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Usage

In literature:

EXCESSIVE NUMBER OF BIRDS ABOUT A DEAD WHALE; OF THE PINTADO BIRD, AND THE PETREL, ETC.
"A Voyage to New Holland" by William Dampier
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