wandering albatross

noun

Definition of wandering albatross

: a large white albatross (Diomedea exulans) of southern oceans that has black outer wing feathers and a wingspan of about 11 feet (3.4 meters)

First Known Use of wandering albatross

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Wandering albatross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wandering%20albatross. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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