Definition of pinguin in English:

pinguin

Line breaks: pin|guin
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪŋgwɪn
 
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(also pingwing /ˈpɪŋwɪŋ/)

noun

  • 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

Origin

late 17th century: of unknown origin.

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