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uccello (Macronectes giganteus) lungo fino a 1 m e dotato di un'apertura alare che può raggiungere i 2,5 m, che si nutre di carogne e animali marini e d'estate diventa predatore di pinguini e altri uccelli antartici
DATA: av. 1498.
ETIMO: dal lat. ossifrăgu(m), comp. di os, ossis "osso" e del tema di frangĕre "rompere".

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