macaroni penguin
noun Etymology: probably from the resemblance of the penguin's crest to headgear supposedly worn by macaronis Date: 1832 a small penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) that has an orange, yellow, and black crest on the head and a black chin and that breeds on subantarctic islands

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  • Macaroni Penguin — Taxobox name = Macaroni Penguin status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Sphenisciformes familia = Spheniscidae genus = Eudyptes species = E. chrysolophus binomial = Eudyptes… …   Wikipedia

  • macaroni penguin — auksaspalvis kuoduotasis pingvinas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Eudyptes chrysolophus angl. macaroni penguin vok. Goldschopfpinguin, m rus. золотоволосый пингвин, m pranc. gorfou doré, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • macaroni penguin — noun a penguin with an orange crest, breeding on islands in the Antarctic. [Eudyptes chrysolophus.] Origin C19: so named because the orange crest was thought to resemble the hairstyle of the macaronies (see macaroni in sense 2) …   English new terms dictionary

  • macaroni penguin — noun see macaroni 2c …   Useful english dictionary

  • macaroni penguin — noun A species of penguin, scientific name Eudyptes chrysolophus, with distinctive yellow and black plumes on the top of their heads …   Wiktionary

  • macaroni penguin — /mækəˈroʊni pɛŋgwən/ (say makuh rohnee penggwuhn) noun a penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus, with a bright orange to yellow crest starting on the forehead, a stout bill and red eyes; found on subantarctic islands, such as Heard Island. {? from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Macaroni (disambiguation) — Macaroni may refer to:* Macaroni, a kind of pasta ** Macaroni and cheese, a dish made from said pasta * Macaroni, a movie directed by Ettore Scola in 1985, starring Jack Lemmon and Marcello Mastroianni * The Macaroni Penguin * Macaronic language …   Wikipedia

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  • Macaroni (fashion) — A macaroni (or formerly maccaroni ( OED ), [Compare fop.] in mid 18th century England, was a fashionable fellow who dressed and even spoke in an outlandishly affected and epicene manner. The term pejoratively referred to a man who exceeded the… …   Wikipedia

  • macaroni — noun Etymology: Italian maccheroni, plural of maccherone, from Italian dialect maccarone dumpling, macaroni Date: 1599 1. pasta made from semolina and shaped in the form of slender tubes 2. plural macaronis or macaronies [Macaroni Club, a group… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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