Pterodroma

noun
Pte·​rod·​ro·​ma | \təˈrädrəmə, teˈr-\

Definition of Pterodroma 

: a large genus of petrels found chiefly in southern seas that are dark-colored often with a white tail and under parts

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History and Etymology for Pterodroma

New Latin, from pter- + -droma (from Greek dromos course, race)

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