Definition of Fulmar petrel

1. Noun. Heavy short-tailed oceanic bird of polar regions.

Exact synonyms: Fulmar, Fulmarus Glacialis
Generic synonyms: Petrel
Group relationships: Fulmarus, Genus Fulmarus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fulmar Petrel

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fulmar petrel (current term)
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Literary usage of Fulmar petrel

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1. Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs by Henry Leonard Meyer (1857)
"THE fulmar petrel is an annual visitant on the island of St. Kilda, and some of the other ... The habits of the fulmar petrel are peculiar to itself; ..."

2. St. Kilda by Norman Heathcote (1900)
"I have only once seen one of these birds on the wing, and that fulmar petrel ON NEST was after it had been maintaining n stuffy existence in a man's pocket ..."

3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... y Graig of the Welsh; Fulmar and fulmar petrel of the English, by whom it is also named (provincially) M;dle- muck, ..."

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