adelie penguin

Adélie penguin
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Definitions of adelie penguin words

  • noun adelie penguin a flightless marine bird, Pygoscelis adeliae, of the order Sphenisciformes of cool southern, esp Antarctic, regions: they have wings modified as flippers, webbed feet, and feathers lacking barbs 3
  • noun adelie penguin a penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, occurring in large colonies in Antarctica. 1
  • noun adelie penguin Pygoscelis adeliae, a species of penguin with distinctive white rings surrounding the eyes. 0

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Origin of adelie penguin

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10

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adelie penguin popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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