from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An albatross, especially one of the genus Thalassarche, found in the Southern Hemisphere.
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- noun Any of a group of medium-sized
albatrossesin the genus Thalassarche.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
He also came upon a mollymawk rookery on the south-western point of the island, and managed to take one of the birds by hand.
During the heavy weather, Mother Carey's chickens only were seen, but, as the wind abated, the majestic wandering albatross, the sooty albatross and the mollymawk followed in our wake.
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