Definition of stormy petrel in English:

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stormy petrel

Pronunciation: /ˈˌstôrmē ˈpetrəl/


Another term for storm petrel.
Example sentences
  • It houses Manx shearwaters, herring and black-backed gulls, razorbills, stormy petrels and guillemots as well as puffins.
  • Wandering albatrosses, Wilson's stormy petrels, Cape petrels and brown-browed albatrosses kept us entertained us with their flights across the waves.

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Syllabification: storm·y pet·rel

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