chinstrap penguin

chinstrap penguin
noun Date: 1936 a penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) with a narrow band of black feathers from ear to ear under its chin that breeds on the Antarctic Peninsula and nearby islands — called also chinstrap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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