Adélie penguin

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noun Adé·lie penguin \ə-ˈdā-lē-\

Definition of Adélie penguin

  1. :  a small antarctic penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) —called also Adélie

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Origin and Etymology of adélie penguin

Adélie Coast, Antarctica


First Known Use: 1901


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