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shearwater

noun shear·wa·ter \ˈshir-ˌw-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of SHEARWATER

:  any of numerous oceanic birds (especially genus Puffinus) that are related to the petrels and usually skim close to the waves in flight

First Known Use of SHEARWATER

circa 1671

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