family Diomedeidae


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Noun1.family Diomedeidae - albatrosses
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes - petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels
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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The remaining albatrosses of the family Diomedeidae, the Southern Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus), Northern Giant Petrel (M.