Penguin

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Penguin Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers

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Penguin Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Penguins are sea-birds in the family Spheniscidae. They use their wings to 'fly' underwater, but they cannot fly in the air. They are sea birds which eat fish and other sea food.

Penguins live only in the Southern Hemisphere of the world: Antarctica, New Zealand, southern Australia, South Africa and South America.



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* It's practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry. - Joe Moore


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Penguin Sample Sentences in News


  • Penguin statue appears in nude Satan's former home
    Ben Hooper VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The former home of a mysterious nude Satan statue in Vancouver, British Columbia, is now hosting another piece of unsanctioned art -- a bowtie-clad penguin. Read more on this news related to 'Penguin'
  • Penguin takes tentative steps
    After being nursed back to health by wildlife experts, a little blue penguin seemed to be of two minds about being released back into the wild. Read more on this news related to 'Penguin'
  • Fate of Penguin Drive-In site remains unclear
    The Penguin Drive-In, an iconic Plaza Midwood restaurant, is not serving customers while the owner goes through bankruptcy, but Channel 9 learned what could happen to the business.   The owner filed for bankruptcy in August to avoid eviction.   Owner Lisa Ballentine met with creditors who are owed hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to court documents. Read more on this news related to 'Penguin'

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