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rockhopper

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noun rock·hop·per \ˈräk-ˌhä-pər\

Definition of rockhopper

  1. :  a small penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) with a short thick bill and a yellow crest



1875

First Known Use of rockhopper

1875


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