family Hydrobatidae

noun
storm petrels
Syn: ↑Hydrobatidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Procellariiformes, ↑order Procellariiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑storm petrel, ↑Hydrobates, ↑genus Hydrobates, ↑Oceanites, ↑genus Oceanites

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