Pachyptila

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A classical compound of the Ancient Greek πᾰχῠ́ς (pakhús) +‎ πτῐ́λον (ptílon) + the Latin -a. Compare Pachyptile, Pachyptilum, and Pachyptilus.

Proper noun[edit]

Pachyptila f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Procellariidae – the prions.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

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