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Noun: petrel  pe-trul
  1. Relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land

Sounds like: petit, petrel

Derived forms: petrels

Type of: oceanic bird, pelagic bird

Part of: family Procellariidae, Procellariidae

Encyclopedia: Petrel, North Dakota