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jackass penguin


noun

any of several boldly marked black and white penguins of the genus Spheniscus, especially S. demersus, of southern Africa, with a call resembling a donkey's bray.

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Nearby words

jackaroo, jackass, jackass bark, jackass brig, jackass gunter, jackass penguin, jackass rig, jackatar, jackboot, jackbooted, jackdaw

Origin of jackass penguin

First recorded in 1860–65
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