Puffinus

noun
Puf·​fi·​nus | \ ˈpəfənəs \

Definition of Puffinus

: a genus of oceanic birds (family Procellariidae) that comprises the shearwaters and is sometimes included in the genus Procellaria

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History and Etymology for Puffinus

New Latin, from English puffin

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“Puffinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Puffinus. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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