nounchiefly Australian /NZ
- An albatross.
More example sentences
- Genus Diomedea, family Diomedeidae: several species, excluding the wandering and royal albatrosses
- A fishing centre, Steward Island attracts a population of mollymawks, small albatrosses with wingspans of nearly eight feet.
late 17th century: from Dutch mallemok, from mal 'foolish' + mok 'gull'.