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  • n. African penguin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

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

  • n. small penguin of South America and southern Africa with a braying call


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