penguin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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penguinnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpeŋ.ɡwɪn/
B1 a ​black and ​whitebird that cannot ​fly but uses ​itssmallwings to ​help it ​swim
(Definition of penguin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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penguinnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpeŋ·ɡwɪn, ˈpen-/
a black-and-white ​seabirdfound in ​cold, ​southernparts of the ​world which cannot ​fly and ​swims using ​itssmallwings
(Definition of penguin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “penguin”
in Korean 펭귄…
in Arabic بَطْريق…
in Malaysian burung penguin…
in French pingouin…
in Russian пингвин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 企鵝…
in Italian pinguino…
in Turkish penguen…
in Polish pingwin…
in Spanish pingüino…
in Vietnamese chim cánh cụt…
in Portuguese pinguim…
in Thai เพนกวิน…
in German der Pinguin…
in Catalan pingüí…
in Japanese ペンギン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 企鹅…
in Indonesian pinguin…
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