Definition of Macronectes giganteus

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macronectes Giganteus

Macoun
Macowanites
Macowanites americanus
Macrocephalon
Macrocephalon maleo
Macrocheira
Macrocheira kaempferi
Macroclemys
Macroclemys temmincki
Macrodactylus
Macrodactylus subspinosus
Macrodantin
Macronectes
Macronectes giganteus
Macropodidae
Macropus agiles
Macropus giganteus
Macrorhamphosidae
Macrothelypteris
Macrotis
Macrotis lagotis
Macrotus californicus
Macrotyloma
Macrotyloma uniflorum
Macrouridae
Macrozamia communis
Macrozamia spiralis
Macrozoarces

Literary usage of Macronectes giganteus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"Macronectes RICHMOND, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., XVIII, 1905, 76. Type, by orig. desig., Procellaria gigantea GMELIN. macronectes giganteus (GMELIN). ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"Sooty Albatross. W. coast of Amer.; n. casually to coast of Ore. 85. Macronectes giganteus. Giant Fulmar. ..."

3. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1917)
"Zealand giant petrel, (macronectes giganteus albus), two kea parrots, (Nestor notabilis), pairs each of the Australian white ibis, (Ibis molucca ..."

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