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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shear·wa·ter /ˈʃɪrˌwɔtɚ/
 海鷗類飛鳥

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shear·wa·ter n.  Zool. Any one of numerous species of long-winged oceanic birds of the genus Puffinus and related genera. They are allied to the petrels, but are larger. The Manx shearwater (Puffinus Anglorum), the dusky shearwater (Puffinus obscurus), and the greater shearwater (Puffinus major), are well-known species of the North Atlantic. See Hagdon.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shearwater
      n : long-winged oceanic bird that in flight skims close to the
          waves