Definition of pinguin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪŋɡwɪn/

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(also pingwing /ˈpɪŋwɪŋ/)


A large prickly plant related to the pineapple, native to tropical America and the Caribbean. Its fruit is edible but contains enzymes that can irritate the throat.
  • Bromelia pinguin, family Bromeliaceae.


Late 17th century: of unknown origin.

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