king penguin


noun

a large penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus, found on islands bordering the Antarctic Circle.

Nearby words

  1. king of kings,
  2. king of the castle,
  3. king of the forest,
  4. king of the herrings,
  5. king of the hill,
  6. king philip's war,
  7. king plank,
  8. king post,
  9. king prawn,
  10. king rail

Origin of king penguin

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for king penguin

king penguin

noun

a large penguin, Aptenodytes patagonica, found on islands bordering the Antarctic Circle
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