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gentoo penguin

noun gen·too penguin \ˈjen-(ˌ)tü-\

Definition of GENTOO PENGUIN

:  a penguin (Pygoscelis papua) of Antarctica and nearby islands with a gray back and throat, white underparts, and white spots above the eyes —called also gentoo
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Origin of GENTOO PENGUIN

perhaps from Gentoo
First Known Use: 1860

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