Origin of petrel
Examples from the Web for petrel
Like all its kindred, the Stormy 255 Petrel is a close sitter, remaining in its hole until dragged out.British Sea Birds|Charles Dixon
The second and third mates of the Petrel will sail with me again, and so will all the men who were rescued.A Chapter of Adventures|G. A. Henty
After hoosh, a friendly little Wilson petrel came flying from the northern sea to our tent.
Before we got into harness on the same day, a Wilson petrel flew above us.
The petrel is a bird not much unlike a swallow, but smaller, and with a shorter tail.A Voyage to New Holland|William Dampier