- n. African penguin.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) any species of penguin of the genus Spheniscus, of which several are known. One species (Spheniscus demersus) inhabits the islands near the Cape of Good Hope; another (Spheniscus Magellanicus) is found at the Falkland Islands. They make a noise like the braying of an ass; -- hence the name.
- n. small penguin of South America and southern Africa with a braying call
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