jackass penguin

jackass penguin
noun
small penguin of South America and southern Africa with a braying call
Hypernyms: ↑penguin
Member Holonyms: ↑Spheniscus, ↑genus Spheniscus

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noun
: a penguin (Spheniscus demersus) of western So. America and southern Africa whose note suggests the braying of an ass

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any of several boldly marked black and white penguins of the genus Spheniscus, esp. S. demersus, of southern Africa, with a call resembling a donkey's bray.
[1860-65]

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jackass penguin,
a penguin of the southern coasts of South America and Africa that makes a sound similar to the braying of jackasses.

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