Definition of Aptenodytes

1. Noun. Large penguins.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aptenodytes

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April Fools' day
April fool
April fooler
April fools
April gentleman
April gentlemen
April showers bring May flowers
Aprill
Aprilly
Aprils
Apsu
Apt test
Aptenodytes
Aptenodytes forsteri
Aptenodytes patagonica
Apterygidae
Apterygiformes
Apuleius
Apulia
Apulian
Apus apus
Aqaba
Aqua-Lung
Aquarian
Aquarians
Aquarius
Aquarius the Water Bearer

Literary usage of Aptenodytes

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"aptenodytes, Forst. The Penguins are even less capable of flying than the Auks. Their little wings are covered with mere vestiges of feathers, ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1898)
"aptenodytes patagónica, Miller, Cimelio Physica, pi. xxiii. (1796) ; Gen. ... 55 (1825) [habits on Yarrell, PZS 1833, pp. 33, 65. aptenodytes ..."

3. The History of the Collections Contained in the Natural History Departments by British Museum (Natural History), Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1906)
"aptenodytes antarctica, Forst., Comment. Getting., iii., p. 141, pi. iv., 1781; id., ... aptenodytes magellanica, Forst., Ie, 1781; id., Descr. Anim., pp. ..."

4. A Catalogue of the Ashmolean Museum by Ashmolean museum, Philip Bury Duncan (1836)
"aptenodytes Patagonica, Gmel.—Patagonian Penguin.—Straits of Magellan. [JS Duncan. Subgen. SPHENISCUS, Briss.* 19- Spheniscus demersus, Temm.—aptenodytes ..."

5. Elements of Natural History: Being an Introduction to the Systema Naturae of by Charles Stewart (1801)
"... I aptenodytes. penetrating quality of the water; they are fortified ... aptenodytes magellanica. Magellanic Pinguin. The bill black, the feet ruddy; ..."

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