gentoo penguin

[ jen-too ]
/ ˈdʒɛn tu /

noun

a penguin, Pygoscelis papua, of small Antarctic islands.

Nearby words

  1. gentlepeople,
  2. gentleperson,
  3. gentlewoman,
  4. gently,
  5. gentoo,
  6. gentrice,
  7. gentrification,
  8. gentrified,
  9. gentrify,
  10. gentry

Origin of gentoo penguin

1855–60; perhaps Gentoo, though sense unclear

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