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gentoo penguin

[jen-too] /ˈdʒɛn tu/
a penguin, Pygoscelis papua, of small Antarctic islands.
Origin of gentoo penguin
1855-60; perhaps Gentoo, though sense unclear Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Hamilton was busy, about this time, dredging in swamp pools and securing specimens of the rockhopper or gentoo penguin.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • Sandell and I visited the gentoo penguin colony in Aerial Cove during the afternoon, for the purpose of getting a few eggs.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson

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