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diving petrel


noun

any of several small seabirds of the family Pelecanoididae, of Southern Hemisphere seas, having compact bodies, tubelike processes near the nostrils, and usually drab plumage.

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diving bell, diving board, diving boat, diving duck, diving goiter, diving petrel, diving reflex, diving suit, divining rod, divinity, divinity school
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