Procellarian Pro`cel*la"ri*an, n. [L. procella a storm.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a family of oceanic birds ({Procellarid[ae]}) including the petrels, fulmars, and shearwaters. They are often seen in great abundance in stormy weather. [1913 Webster]

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