king penguin definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) of Antarctic regions, having an orange egg-shaped quietly of face and a yellow spot within foot of the neck.
    • a sizable penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus, that lives on shore of Antarctica and nearby countries
    • any big species of penguin of the genus Aptenodytes; esp., Aptenodytes longirostris, associated with the Falkland Islands and Kerguelen Land, and Aptenodytes Patagonica, of Patagonia.
    • the fantastic or Pennant's penguin, Aptenodytes pennanti or A. rex.
    • big penguin on islands bordering the Antarctic Circle

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