Definition of Crested penguin

1. Noun. Small penguin of the Falkland Islands and New Zealand.

Exact synonyms: Rock Hopper
Generic synonyms: Penguin
Group relationships: Eudyptes, Genus Eudyptes

Definition of Crested penguin

1. Noun. A group of penguins in the genus ''Eudyptes'', which all have in common a crest atop their heads. ¹

2. Noun. A small penguin from New Zealand and the Falkland islands ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crested Penguin

crest of greater tubercle
crest of head of rib
crest of lesser tubercle
crest of neck of rib
crest of palatine bone
crest of petrous part of temporal bone
crest of scapular spine
crested cariama
crested coral root
crested lark
crested larks
crested myna
crested penguin (current term)
crested penguins
crested screamer
crested screamers
crested swift
crested tit

Literary usage of Crested penguin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Visitor, Or, Monthly Instructor by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1839)
"crested penguin. AMONG the oceanic birds which make the island of Tristan da Cunha their resort, both as a resting place and a nursery, in which to incubate ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... compressed, furrowed obliquely, pointed, rounded above, upper mandible hooked, lower mandible rounded or truncated at the point ; a crested penguin ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1889)
"On a Species of crested penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) from the Auckland Islands. ... very distinct species of crested penguin have been hitherto confounded by ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1894)
"What I believe to be a new species of crested penguin was seen on the S. Orkneys by Captain Sarsen. 7. On the Development of the Molar Teeth of the Elephant ..."

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