rockhopper

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rockhopper (ˈrɒkˌhɒpə)
 
n
1.  a small penguin, Eudyptes crestatus, of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and New Zealand, with a yellow crest on each side of its head
2.  informal (Austral) a fisherman who fishes from the rocks on the sea coast

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