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English → English (gcide) Definition: Procellaria pelagica Petrel \Pe"trel\, n. [F. p['e]trel; a dim. of the name Peter, L. Petrus, Gr. ? a stone (--John i. 42); -- probably so called in allusion to St. Peter's walking on the sea. See Petrify.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of longwinged sea birds belonging to the family Procellarid[ae]. The small petrels, or Mother Carey's chickens, belong to {Oceanites}, {Oceanodroma'>Oceanites'>{Oceanites}, {Oceanodroma , {Procellaria}, and several allied genera. [1913 Webster] Diving petrel, any bird of the genus Pelecanoides. They chiefly inhabit the southern hemisphere. Fulmar petrel, Giant petrel. See Fulmar. Pintado petrel, the Cape pigeon. See under Cape. Pintado petrel, any one of several small petrels, especially Procellaria pelagica, or Mother Carey's chicken, common on both sides of the Atlantic. [1913 Webster] Mother \Moth"er\ (m[u^][th]"[~e]r), n. [OE. moder, AS. m[=o]dor; akin to D. moeder, OS. m[=o]dar, G. mutter, OHG. muotar, Icel. m[=o][eth]ir, Dan. & Sw. moder, OSlav. mati, Russ. mate, Ir. & Gael. mathair, L. mater, Gr. mh`thr, Skr. m[=a]t[.r]; cf. Skr. m[=a] to measure. [root]268. Cf. Material, Matrix, Metropolis, Father.] 1. A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child. [1913 Webster] 2. That which has produced or nurtured anything; source of birth or origin; generatrix. [1913 Webster] Alas! poor country! . . . it can not Be called our mother, but our grave. --Shak. [1913 Webster] I behold . . . the solitary majesty of Crete, mother of a religion, it is said, that lived two thousand years. --Landor. [1913 Webster] 3. An old woman or matron. [Familiar] [1913 Webster] 4. The female superior or head of a religious house, as an abbess, etc. [1913 Webster] 5. Hysterical passion; hysteria. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Mother Carey's chicken (Zo["o]l.), 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. Mother Carey's goose (Zo["o]l.), the giant fulmar of the Pacific. See Fulmar. Mother's mark (Med.), a congenital mark upon the body; a birthmark; a n[ae]vus. [1913 Webster]

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