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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) of Antarctic regions, having an orange oval on the side of the face and a yellow patch at the base of the throat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a large penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus, that lives on the coast of Antarctica and nearby islands

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any large species of penguin of the genus Aptenodytes; esp., Aptenodytes longirostris, of the Falkland Islands and Kerguelen Land, and Aptenodytes Patagonica, of Patagonia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The great or Pennant's penguin, Aptenodytes pennanti or A. rex.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large penguin on islands bordering the Antarctic Circle

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