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Definition of the noun adelie penguin

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  1. medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Pygoscelis adeliae
    • synonym of Adelie penguin: Adelie
    • more generic word: penguin = short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers
    • member of: genus Pygoscelis / Pygoscelis = a genus of Spheniscidae

Alternative definition of the noun adelie penguin


  1. A species of penguin, scientific name Pygoscelis adeliae, with distinctive white rings surrounding the eyes.

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Google previewPenguins

• Characteristics The Adelie penguin is a medium-sized penguin with a white eye-ring. They stand about 28 inches (70 cm) tall and weigh 8 to 9 pounds (4 kg). Feathers on the back of the head form a small crest when ...

Google previewThe Antarctic Dictionary (2000)

A Complete Guide to Antarctic English by Bernadette Hince

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Google previewMy Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals (2017)

by DK

Rockhopper Penguin Little Penguin Gentoo Penguin Adelie Penguin Male birds of paradise will do -- anything they can.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

The Adelie penguin: bellwether of climate change. New York: Columbia University Press. Davis, L. S., and M.

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