Sooty albatross
Sooty Soot"y, a. [Compar. {Sootier}; superl. {Sootiest}.] [AS. s?tig. See {Soot}.] 1. Of or pertaining to soot; producing soot; soiled by soot. ``Fire of sooty coal.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Having a dark brown or black color like soot; fuliginous; dusky; dark. ``The grisly legions that troop under the sooty flag of Acheron.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Sooty albatross} (Zo["o]l.), an albatross ({Ph[oe]betria fuliginosa}) found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean; -- called also {nellie}.

{Sooty tern} (Zo["o]l.), a tern ({Sterna fuliginosa}) found chiefly in tropical seas. [1913 Webster]


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