noun Ap·te·no·dy·tes \ˌapˌtēnəˈdītēz, -īˌtēz\

Definition of Aptenodytes

  1. :  a genus of large penguins including the king penguin and emperor penguin

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Origin and Etymology of aptenodytes

New Latin, from apteno- (from Greek aptēn wingless, from a- 2a- + -ptēn, from ptēnos winged) + -dytes; akin to Greek petesthai to fly — more at feather

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a trip made at another's expense

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