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gentoo penguin

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noun gen·too penguin \ˈjen-(ˌ)tü-\

Definition of gentoo penguin

  1. :  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



Origin and Etymology of gentoo penguin

perhaps from Gentoo


First Known Use: 1860


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