Penguin (disambiguation)


Penguin (disambiguation)

A penguin is a flightless bird from the Southern Hemisphere.

Depending on context, the word Penguin may also refer to:

Bird

* An old name for the Great Auk, an extinct flightless bird

Clothing

* Original Penguin, a brand of apparel by MunsingWear
* A "Penguin Suit" can be used to describe a Tuxedo

Comic culture

* Penguin (comics), a villain in the "Batman" comic books
* Pokey the Penguin, a webcomic
* "Penguins!", an animated television series
* "Pingu", an animated television series
* "Pecola", a Japanese CGI anime series
* "Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales", an animated cartoon show from the 1960s
* Piplup, the Penguin Pokemon
* Chilly Willy, a cartoon penguin

Computing

* Penguin Software, a home computer video game company in the 1980s
* Tux, the penguin logo/mascot of the Linux project
* Penguin Booter, a boot loader to load Linux on m68k-based Macintosh computers
* "Pingu Throw", another name for the "Yetisports" games

Food

* Penguin Mints, a brand of caffeinated mints
* Penguin (biscuit) a brand of chocolate biscuit

Game

* Chill Penguin, a Maverick boss from "Mega Man X"
* Club Penguin, a non-fighting multiplayer game
* Penguin (solitaire), a solitaire card game

Music

* The Penguins, a 1950s doo-wop band best known for the top ten hit "Earth Angel"
* Penguin Cafe Orchestra, an English chamber jazz/progressive rock ensemble
* "Penguin" (album), an album by Fleetwood Mac

Place

* Penguin, Tasmania, a town in Tasmania, Australia

Publishing

* Penguin Group, a publishing company
** Penguin Books, the British arm of the Penguin Group
* "Penguin" (book), a children's picture book by Polly Dunbar

ports

* The Pittsburgh Penguins, a National Hockey League (NHL) team
* The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, an American Hockey League (AHL) team
* The Youngstown State University Penguins, the name of the various sports teams affiliated with the university

Films

* "March of the Penguins", an award-winning documentary based on the migration process of penguins
* "Farce of the Penguins", a parody of the above film

Other

*a type of Feynman diagram, remotely resembling a penguin bird
*a slang term for nuns, based on the stereotypical black habit with a white wimple
*a slang term for men wearing tuxedos
*Penguins, the school mascot for Portal School
*the Penguin missile
*The Penguins' Revolution or "The March of the Penguins", a 2006 chilean student protest.

ee also

* Penguin Island (disambiguation)


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