Tubenose meaning

tubnōz, tyubnōz
Any of an order (Procellariiformes) of birds having tubular nostrils, including the shearwaters, petrels, and albatrosses.
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Any of the Procellariiformes, an order of seabirds including albatrosses, petrels, and shearwaters.
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Origin of tubenose

  • tube +"Ž nose; compare Tubinares, former taxonomic name.
    From Wiktionary