Definición de macaroni penguin en inglés:

macaroni penguin

Saltos de línea: maca|roni pen|guin

sustantivo

  • A penguin with an orange crest, breeding on islands in the Antarctic.
    • Eudyptes chrysolophus, family Spheniscidae
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • This is true for minke whale, Antarctic fur seal, Adelie, chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguins, black-browed albatross, and white-chinned and cape petrels.
    • Only macaroni penguins (including a subspecies, royal penguins) appear to be in reasonable health.
    • Commercial fishing also impacts macaroni penguins in Antarctica.

Origen

early 19th century: so named because the orange crest was thought to resemble the hairstyle of dandies known as macaronies (see macaroni).

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