Procellariiformes

plural noun

Pro·​cel·​lar·​ii·​for·​mes
ˌprōsəˌla(a)rēəˈfȯr(ˌ)mēz
: an order of predominantly pelagic birds comprising the petrels, shearwaters, albatrosses, and diving petrels

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Procellaria + -iformes

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“Procellariiformes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Procellariiformes. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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