penguin

  • 1Penguin — (englisch für Pinguin) bezeichnet: eine in Großbritannien beheimatete Verlagsgruppe; siehe Penguin Verlag mehrere Inseln, siehe Penguin Island das Konzept eines Roboters zum Einsatz auf dem Mond; siehe Penguin (Mondsonde) ein von der norwegischen …

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  • 2Penguin — Pen guin, n. [Perh. orig. the name of another bird, and fr. W. pen head + gwyn white; or perh. from a native South American name.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the order Impennes, or Ptilopteri. They are covered with short, thick feathers, almost… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Penguin — многозначный термин. Penguin Books британское издательство. Penguin (ракета) противокорабельная ракета …

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  • 4Penguin — Penguin, so v.w. Fettgans. Daher Penguinsinseln, früherer Name der Falklandsinseln …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5penguin — 1570s, originally used of the great auk of Newfoundland (now extinct), shift in meaning to the Antarctic bird (which looks something like it, found by Drake in Magellan s Straits in 1578) is from 1580s. Of unknown origin, though often asserted to …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6penguin — ► NOUN ▪ a flightless black and white seabird of the southern hemisphere, with wings used as flippers. ORIGIN originally denoting the great auk: of unknown origin …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7penguin — [peŋ′gwin, pen′gwin] n. [prob. < Welsh pen gwyn, lit., white head (or Bret pen gouin): ? in reference to a white headland on a N Atlantic island, near which they were found] 1. former name for GREAT AUK 2. any of an order (Sphenisciformes) of… …

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  • 8Penguin — Taxobox name = Penguins fossil range = Paleocene Recent image width = 250px image caption = Gentoo Penguin, Pygoscelis papua regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves infraclassis = Neognathae ordo = Sphenisciformes ordo authority =… …

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  • 9penguin — /peng gwin, pen /, n. Ornith. 1. any of several flightless, aquatic birds of the family Spheniscidae, of the Southern Hemisphere, having webbed feet and wings reduced to flippers. 2. Obs. See great auk. [1570 80; orig. uncert.; perh. < Welsh pen&#8230; …

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  • 10Penguin — Rb 12 / AGM 119 Penguin Penguin Mk II. Tipo Misil antibuque País de origen …

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  • 11Penguin — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Penguin Books est une maison d’édition britannique fondée en 1936 à Londres. Penguins de Pittsburgh est une franchise de hockey sur glace d Amérique du&#8230; …

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  • 12penguin — [16] Penguin is one of the celebrated mystery words of English etymology. It first appears towards the end of the 16th century (referring to the ‘great auk’ as well as to the ‘penguin’) in accounts of voyages to the southern oceans, but no one&#8230; …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 13penguin — [16] Penguin is one of the celebrated mystery words of English etymology. It first appears towards the end of the 16th century (referring to the ‘great auk’ as well as to the ‘penguin’) in accounts of voyages to the southern oceans, but no one&#8230; …

    Word origins

  • 14Penguin e.p — Infobox Album Name = Penguin e.p Type = EP Artist = Coaltar of the Deepers Released = November 11, 2004 (JP) Recorded = Genre = Rock/Heavy metal/Alternative/ Length = 15:20 Language = Japanese, English Label = musicmine (JP) Producer = Reviews =&#8230; …

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  • 15Penguin — Original name in latin Penguin Name in other language Penguin State code AU Continent/City Australia/Hobart longitude 41.11436 latitude 146.07065 altitude 15 Population 4042 Date 2012 02 28 …

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  • 16penguin — UK [ˈpeŋɡwɪn] / US noun [countable] Word forms penguin : singular penguin plural penguins a black and white bird that lives by the sea around Antarctica and cannot fly …

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  • 17penguin — /ˈpɛŋgwən / (say penggwuhn), /ˈpɛngwən / (say pengwuhn) noun 1. any of various flightless aquatic birds of the family Spheniscidae of the Southern Hemisphere, with webbed feet, and wings reduced to flippers, as the little penguin and the Adélie&#8230; …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 18penguin — noun Etymology: obsolete English penguin great auk, perhaps from Welsh pen gwyn white head (applied to the bird in winter plumage) Date: 1588 any of various erect short legged flightless aquatic birds (family Spheniscidae) of the southern&#8230; …

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  • 19Penguin{™} — n 1. a book published by Penguin Books: her collection of battered Penguins. 2. a British make of chocolate biscuit: a packet of Penguins. * * * …

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  • 20penguin — [[t]pe̱ŋgwɪn[/t]] penguins N COUNT A penguin is a type of large black and white sea bird found mainly in the Antarctic. Penguins cannot fly but use their short wings for swimming …

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