Mother Carey's chicken

Definition of Mother Carey's chicken

(Zool.) any one of several species of small petrels, as the stormy petrel (Procellaria pelagica), and Leach's petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa), both of the Atlantic, and Oceanodroma furcata of the North Pacific.

See also: Mother

Related Words

genus Oceanites, Mother Carey's hen, Oceanites, Oceanites oceanicus, storm petrel
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