Tu`bi*na"res\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. tubus tube + nares the nostrils.] (Zo["o]l.) A tribe of sea birds comprising the petrels, shearwaters, albatrosses, hagdons, and allied birds having tubular horny nostrils.
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