noun Date: 1875 a small penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) with a short thick bill and a yellow crest

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  • rockhopper — /ˈrɒkhɒpə/ (say rokhopuh) noun 1. → rockhopper penguin. 2. Also, rock hopper. Colloquial someone who fishes from rocks on the shore …   Australian English dictionary

  • rockhopper — n. small Antarctic penguin with a yellow crest and short thick beak …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rockhopper — noun a small penguin with a yellowish crest, breeding on subantarctic coastal cliffs. [Eudyptes chrysocome.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • rockhopper — n. a small penguin, Eudyptes crestatus, of the Antarctic and New Zealand, with a crest of feathers on the forehead …   Useful english dictionary

  • rockhopper penguin — noun A rockhopper penguin is any one of three closely related crested penguins …   Wiktionary

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  • rockhopper disc — rubber discs cut from old car tyres on the groundrope of a trawl as protection against snagging …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • rockhopper penguin — /ˌrɒkhɒpə ˈpɛŋgwən/ (say .rokhopuh penggwuhn) noun a small penguin, Eudyptes chrysocome, with a short beak and a yellow crest on both sides of the head, found in New Zealand, Australia and the Antarctic …   Australian English dictionary

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