Definition of Shearwaters

1. Noun. (plural of shearwater) ¹



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Definition of Shearwaters

1. shearwater [n] - See also: shearwater

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shearwaters

shearings
shearleg
shearlegs
shearless
shearlike
shearling
shearlings
shearman
shearmen
shears
sheartail
sheartails
shearwall
shearwalls
shearwater
shearwaters (current term)
sheas
sheat
sheatfish
sheatfishes
sheath
sheath-winged
sheath cake
sheath knife
sheath knives
sheath ligaments
sheath of Key and Retzius
sheath of Schwann
sheath of Schweigger-Seidel

Literary usage of Shearwaters

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1. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"The Fulmars are mostly northern birds while the majority of the shearwaters nest in the extreme south during our winter, and appear off our ..."

2. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"The Fulmars are mostly northern birds while the majority of the shearwaters nest in the extreme south during our winter, and appear off our coasts during ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"The strong, swift flight of shearwaters, and the graceful movements of the smaller " Mother Carey-s Chickens," arc familiar sights to those who go "down to ..."

4. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"The Fulmars are mostly northern birds while the majority of the shearwaters nest in the extreme south during our winter, and appear off our coasts during ..."

5. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1902)
"... AND shearwaters. KEY TO (¡ENEMA. 1. Wing 17 or more, tail feathers 1(1 . I'. Wing 10 or fess, tail feathers 12-14. 2. Wing 7 or less, tail forked . ..."

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