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Definition:
  • large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight;
  • (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps; "she was an albatross around his neck";

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    Hyponyms: wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans, black-footed albatross, gooney, gooney bird, goonie, goony, Diomedea nigripes

     

    Member Meronyms: Diomedeidae, family Diomedeidae

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: القَطْرَس   Bosnian: albatros  
    Chinese: 信天翁   Croatian: albatros  
    Dutch: albatros   Finnish: albatrossi  
    French: albatros   German: Albatros  
    Italian: albatro   Japanese: あほうどり  
    Korean: 신천옹   Maltese: albatros  
    Portuguese: albatroz   Russian: альбатрос  
    Spanish: аlbatros  
     
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