Adélie penguin

Adélie penguin
noun Etymology: Adélie Coast, Antarctica Date: 1907 a small antarctic penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) — called also Adélie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Adelie Penguin — Taxobox name = Adélie Penguin status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px image caption = Adélie Penguin regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Sphenisciformes familia = Spheniscidae genus = Pygoscelis species = P …   Wikipedia

  • Adélie penguin — a penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, occurring in large colonies in Antarctica. Also, Adelie penguin. Also called Adélie. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Adelie penguin — Adelės Žemės pingvinas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Pygoscelis adeliae angl. Adelie penguin vok. Adeliepinguin, m rus. пингвин Адели, m pranc. manchot d Adélie, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – antarktiniai pingvinai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Adelie penguin — noun medium sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica • Syn: ↑Adelie, ↑Pygoscelis adeliae • Hypernyms: ↑penguin • Member Holonyms: ↑Pygoscelis, ↑genus Pygoscelis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adélie penguin — /əˌdili ˈpɛŋgwən/ (say uh.deelee penggwuhn) noun a penguin Pygoscelis adeliae, which breeds mainly in Antarctica but is occasionally found on the southern coast of Australia. {named after Adélie Coast} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Adelie penguin — noun A species of penguin, scientific name Pygoscelis adeliae, with distinctive white rings surrounding the eyes …   Wiktionary

  • penguin — /peng gwin, pen /, n. Ornith. 1. any of several flightless, aquatic birds of the family Spheniscidae, of the Southern Hemisphere, having webbed feet and wings reduced to flippers. 2. Obs. See great auk. [1570 80; orig. uncert.; perh. < Welsh pen… …   Universalium

  • Penguin — Taxobox name = Penguins fossil range = Paleocene Recent image width = 250px image caption = Gentoo Penguin, Pygoscelis papua regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves infraclassis = Neognathae ordo = Sphenisciformes ordo authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Adelie — noun medium sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica • Syn: ↑Adelie penguin, ↑Pygoscelis adeliae • Hypernyms: ↑penguin • Member Holonyms: ↑Pygoscelis, ↑genus Pygoscelis …   Useful english dictionary

  • penguin — /ˈpɛŋgwən / (say penggwuhn), /ˈpɛngwən / (say pengwuhn) noun 1. any of various flightless aquatic birds of the family Spheniscidae of the Southern Hemisphere, with webbed feet, and wings reduced to flippers, as the little penguin and the Adélie… …   Australian English dictionary

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