HyperDic: sphenisciform_seabird

English > 1 sense of the expression sphenisciform seabird:
NOUNanimalsphenisciform seabirdflightless cold-water seabirds
English > sphenisciform seabird: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningflightless cold-water seabirds: penguins.
Member ofSphenisciformes, order Sphenisciformespenguins
Narrowerpenguinshort-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers
Broaderseabird, sea bird, seafowlA bird that frequents coastal waters and the open / open ocean

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