See also: pétrel

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Giant petrel

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps a diminutive of Peter, with reference to St. Peter's walking on the water (Matthew 14:29).

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petrel (plural petrels)

  1. Any of various species of black, grey, or white seabirds in the order Procellariiformes.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English petrel or French pétrel.

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petrel m (plural petreles)

  1. petrel