Diomedea

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Διομήδης (Diomḗdēs), in reference to the myth of his men being turned into swan-like birds.

Proper noun[edit]

Diomedea f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Diomedeidae – the great albatrosses.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276