Laysan albatross

noun

Lay·​san albatross
ˈlīˌsän-
: an albatross (Diomedea immutabilis) that is white with dark back and wings and is found on Laysan and adjacent islands of the Pacific ocean

Word History

Etymology

from Laysan, islet in Leeward Islands, Hawaii

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“Laysan albatross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Laysan%20albatross. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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