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emperor penguin

noun
1.
the largest of the penguins, Aptenodytes forsteri, of the coasts of Antarctica, having bluish-gray and black plumage on the back, head, and wings, a white chest, and a patch of orange on each side of the neck.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for emperor penguin

emperor penguin

noun
1.
an Antarctic penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri, with orange-yellow patches on the neck: the largest penguin, reaching a height of 1.3 m (4 ft)
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