Definition of Pinguins
1. pinguin [n] - See also: pinguin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinguins
Literary usage of Pinguins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. &c by Emmeline Stuart-Wortley (1853)
"pinguins, THIS plant is met with in great profusion in Jamaica. The hedges are generally made of it ; and it is so like the pine-apple, that strangers in ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"The pinguins proper are placed in Latham's genus Auk. Our author, as we have seen, denies them the faculty of flight in toto. But in this he is contradicted ..."
3. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1908)
"(2) In modern Portuguese penguins are called pinguins and, more precisely, pinguins do sul, when the speaker desires to distinguish them from auks, ..."
4. The Literary Magazine, and American Register by Charles Brockden Brown (1808)
"A large seal, called elephant seal, 12 feet 6 inches long ; together with leopard and beaver seals, pinguins, &c., presented by captain Ferris. ..."