Kaeding petrel


Kae·​ding petrel
variants or Kaeding's petrel
: a petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa kaedingi) of the coast and islands of Lower California that is closely related to the Leach's petrel but smaller and with a less forked tail

Word History


after Henry B. Kaeding †1913 American mining engineer

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“Kaeding petrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kaeding%20petrel. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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