Definition of Pinguins

1. pinguin [n] - See also: pinguin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinguins

pingos
pingpong paddle
pingpong table
pings
pinguecula
pinguefy
pinguescence
pinguescent
pinguicula
pinguid
pinguidinous
pinguidity
pinguin
pinguins (current term)
pinguitude
pinhead
pinheaded
pinheadedness
pinheadednesses
pinheads
pinhold
pinholds
pinhole
pinhole camera
pinholes
pinic
pinic acid
pinier

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. ..."

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