gentoo penguin
noun Etymology: perhaps from Gentoo Date: 1860 a penguin (Pygoscelis papua) of Antarctica and nearby islands with a gray back and throat, white underparts, and white spots above the eyes — called also gentoo

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  • gentoo penguin — noun see gentoo 2 * * * /jen tooh/ a penguin, Pygoscelis papua, of small Antarctic islands. [1855 60; perh. GENTOO, though sense unclear] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • gentoo penguin — noun A species of penguin, scientific name Pygoscelis papua, with a distinctive wide white stripe extending like a bonnet across the top of its head. Syn: gentoo …   Wiktionary

  • Gentoo penguin — n. penguin native to the Antarctic that has a unique white patch above each eye and is the fastest underwater swimming penguin …   English contemporary dictionary

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