type genus of the Procellariidae
Syn: ↑genus Procellaria
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Procellariidae, ↑family Procellariidae

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\\ˌprōsəˈla(a)rēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin procella storm (from procellere to throw down, from pro- forward, forth, down + -cellere to rise, project) + -aria; from the association of the petrels with storms at sea — more at pro-, excel
: a genus of petrels that includes the white-chinned petrels and related forms and in some classifications the shearwaters and that is the type of the family Procellariidae

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Procellaria /pros-e-lāˈri-ə/
The petrel genus
ORIGIN: L procella a storm
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procellaˈrian adjective

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