albus, = white, properly dead white, not shining;
-icans, = indicates process of becoming or resemblance sometimes so close as to be almost identical.
(some albuca flowers are partly white) (ld, BL, Le)
ornis, = a bird;
ornith-,= pertaining to birds, bird-like;
gala, = milk;
(pigeon’s milk- (high fat, milk-like secretions produced in pigeons’ crops for feeding young. “Bird’s milk” was colloquial in Ancient Greek for something beautiful) (LS, BL, Le)