Definition of Giant fulmar

1. Noun. Large brownish petrel chiefly of Antarctic seas.

Exact synonyms: Giant Petrel, Macronectes Giganteus
Generic synonyms: Petrel
Group relationships: Genus Macronectes, Macronectes



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Giant Fulmar

giant conch
giant coreopsis
giant crab
giant drusen
giant eland
giant fern
giant fir
giant follicular lymphoblastoma
giant follicular thyroiditis
giant forest hog
giant foxtail
giant frog
giant frogs
giant fulmar (current term)
giant garlic
giant gastric folds
giant granadilla
giant helleborine
giant hives
giant hornet
giant house spider
giant hypertrophy of gastric mucosa
giant hyssop
giant kangaroo
giant kettle
giant lizard
giant lymph node hyperplasia

Literary usage of Giant fulmar

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Most knowing of all Petrels is the Cape Hen, or giant fulmar ... In its movements, and especially when alighting, the giant fulmar has an uncouth, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1906)
"As the giant fulmar is thus bereft of its generic name, that of Macronectes may be suggested as an equivalent. — Cha«. W. Richmond. ..."

3. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"[85] giant fulmar Macronectes giganteus AV 86 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis glacialis 63 86b Pacific Fulmar ..."

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