any of the languages of those who practice the Hindu religion, especially Telugu.
of or relating to the Gentoos.
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How to use Gentoo in a sentence
Hamilton was busy, about this time, dredging in swamp pools and securing specimens of the rockhopper or Gentoo penguin.
The small Gentoo penguins, like the King penguins, do not migrate and are few in numbers.
Sandell and I visited the Gentoo penguin colony in Aerial Cove during the afternoon, for the purpose of getting a few eggs.
This arbitrary will he claims, to the exclusion of the Gentoo law, the Mahometan law, and the law of his own country.
I do not blame his Gentoo piety, when I find no Christian piety in the man: let him take refuge in any superstition he pleases.
British Dictionary definitions for Gentoo
(sometimes not capital) archaic a Hindu, esp as distinguished from a Muslim
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