Diomedea exulans

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Noun1.Diomedea exulans - very large albatrossDiomedea exulans - very large albatross; white with wide black wings
mollymawk, albatross - large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight
genus Diomedea - type of the Diomedeidae
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Population dynamics of the wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans, of the Crozet Islands: causes and consequences of the population decline.
The first appearance of the new spelling--as transferred from the pelican by way of the frigate-bird to the great Diomedea exulans of the South Seas--is in Cook's Voyages of 1769: that is to say, less than thirty years before Coleridge's composition of the poem.
Recoveries of wandering albatross Diomedea exulans ringed at South Georgia, 1985-86.