noun pin·guin \ˈpiŋgwə̇n\

Definition of pinguin



  1. :  a tropical American plant (Bromelia pinguin) that is used in the tropics for hedges, has spiny leaves resembling aloes, reddish panicled flowers, and plum-shaped edible fruit, and yields a cordage fiber

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Origin and Etymology of pinguin

native name in the West Indies

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