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- n. Any of a group of medium-sized albatrosses in the genus Thalassarche.
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He also came upon a mollymawk rookery on the south-western point of the island, and managed to take one of the birds by hand.
During the heavy weather, Mother Carey's chickens only were seen, but, as the wind abated, the majestic wandering albatross, the sooty albatross and the mollymawk followed in our wake.