Definition of Albatrosses

1. Noun. (plural of albatross) ¹



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Definition of Albatrosses

1. albatross [n] - See also: albatross

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Albatrosses

albacore
albacores
alban
albarelli
albarello
albarium
albariza
albas
albaspine
albaspines
albata
albatas
albatross
albatross around one's neck
albatross round one's neck
albatrosses (current term)
albe
albedo
albedo feature
albedo retinae
albedoes
albedometer
albedometers
albedos
albeit
albendazole
albendazoles
alberghi
albergo
alberta

Literary usage of Albatrosses

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1. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"albatrosses. The albatrosses, numbering eight or ton species, are confined chiefly to the seas of tho southern hemisphere. They are eminently pelagic birds, ..."

2. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"... albatrosses are the largest of the sea birds and have an enormous expanse of wing, the Wandering Albatross, the largest of the family, ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"A Review of the albatrosses, Petrels, and Diving Petrels. By Leverett Mills Loomis. Plates 1-17. (Issued Pages 189-258. XIII. Field Notes on the Land Birds ..."

4. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"albatrosses. Family DIOMEDEIDAE albatrosses are the largest of the sea birds and have an enormous expanse of wing, the Wandering Albatross, the largest of ..."

5. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species, and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"The albatrosses, numbering eight or ten species, are confined chiefly to the seas of the southern hemisphere. They are eminently pelagic birds, possessed of ..."

6. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"... albatrosses. Very large wing, over 19 inches long; upper mandible, curved near tip, forming a hook, the end (unguis) enlarged; nostrils, separate and ..."

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