Definition of diving petrel in English:

diving petrel

Syllabification: div·ing pet·rel

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A stocky auklike seabird of southern oceans, having black upper parts and white underparts.
    • Family Pelecanoididae and genus Pelecanoides: four species, in particular the common (or northern) diving petrel (P. urinatrix)

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