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pintado petrel

  

      n      another name for       Cape pigeon  
     (C19: Portuguese: past participle of pintar to paint, referring to the mottled coloration)  
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Cape pigeon  
      n   a species of seagoing petrel, Daption capensis, with characteristic white wing patches: a common winter visitor off the coasts of southern Africa: family Diomedeidae,   (Also called)    pintado petrel         

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Pinta, pinto, pint, pintadera

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