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Noun: stormy petrel  'stor-mee'pe-trul
  1. Sooty black petrel with white markings; of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean
    - northern storm petrel, Hydrobates pelagicus

Derived forms: stormy petrels

Type of: storm petrel

Part of: genus Hydrobates, Hydrobates

Encyclopedia: Stormy petrel