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wandering albatross

Syllabification: wan·der·ing al·ba·tross

Definition of wandering albatross in English:

noun

A very large albatross of southern oceans, having white plumage with black wings and a wingspan of up to 11 feet (3.3 m).
  • Diomedea exulans, family Diomedeidae
Example sentences
  • Giant petrels, wandering albatrosses, penguins and other sea birds are getting caught in fishing tackle and dying by the tens of thousands.
  • The wandering albatross is the largest of all albatrosses, with a wingspan of up to 3.5 meters.
  • The wandering albatross, king penguins, hundreds of pelagic birds, sea lions, and icebergs will be there, too.

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