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

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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 25 Sep. 2022.

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