Pelecanoides

noun

Pel·​e·​ca·​noi·​des
: a genus (the type of the family Pelecanoididae) comprising the diving petrels

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Late Latin pelecanus pelican + Latin -oides -oid

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“Pelecanoides.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pelecanoides. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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