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penguin

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpeŋ.ɡwɪn/
B1 a black and white bird that cannot fly but uses its small wings to help it swim
Translations of “penguin”
in Arabic بَطْريق…
in Korean 펭귄…
in Malaysian burung penguin…
in French pingouin…
in Turkish penguen…
in Italian pinguino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 企鵝…
in Russian пингвин…
in Polish pingwin…
in Vietnamese chim cánh cụt…
in Spanish pingüino…
in Portuguese pinguim…
in Thai เพนกวิน…
in German der Pinguin…
in Catalan pingüí…
in Japanese ペンギン…
in Indonesian pinguin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 企鹅…
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