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Definition of A longirostris

A longirostris
Penguin Pen"guin, n. [Perh. orig. the name of another bird, and fr. W. pen head + gwyn white; or perh. from a native South American name.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of the order Impennes, or Ptilopteri. They are covered with short, thick feathers, almost scalelike on the wings, which are without true quills. They are unable to fly, but use their wings to aid in diving, in which they are very expert. See King penguin, under Jackass. Note: Penguins are found in the south temperate and antarctic regions. The king penguins (Aptenodytes Patachonica, and A. longirostris) are the largest; the jackass penguins (Spheniscus) and the rock hoppers (Catarractes) congregate in large numbers at their breeding grounds. 2. (Bot.) The egg-shaped fleshy fruit of a West Indian plant (Bromelia Pinguin) of the Pineapple family; also, the plant itself, which has rigid, pointed, and spiny-toothed leaves, and is used for hedges. [Written also pinguin.] Arctic penguin (Zo["o]l.), the great auk. See Auk.

Meaning of A longirostris from wikipedia

- The spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) is a small dolphin found in off-s**** tropical waters around the world. It is famous for its acrobatic displays...
- 1819 again emended the genus name, but the specific name he then gave, longirostris, has to give precedence to von Soemmerring's antiquus. In 1888 Richard...
- curved. Rarely, F. longirostris can be found in an all-black form, as well, or the yellow portion may be brown. F. longirostris is a diurnal omnivore,...
- Palaemon longirostris is a species of shrimp of the family Palaemonidae. It is considered an invasive species in the Black Sea. "Palaemon longirostris H. Milne...
- Atelopus longirostris is a species of harlequin frog, a member of the family of true toads (Bufonidae). It has been recorded only in northern Ecuador....
- Haplochromis longirostris is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Victoria though it may now be extinct. This species can reach a length of 14.5 centimetres...
- specimens. Accepted name for R. longirostris Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. 21 Dec 2011 "Ranunculus longirostris". Natural Resources Conservation...
- Bosmina longirostris is a species of water flea found in the Great Lakes and Central Europe. It is found in the plankton near the s****line of lakes and...
- Raiamas longirostris is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Raiamas. It is a freshwater fish and is only known from the type locality Ubangui at...
- Aphria longirostris is a European species of flies in the family Tachinidae. "Fauna Europaea version 2.4". European Commission. 23 September 2012. Retrieved...
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