genus Pygoscelis

noun
a genus of Spheniscidae
Syn: ↑Pygoscelis
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Spheniscidae, ↑family Spheniscidae
Member Meronyms: ↑Adelie, ↑Adelie penguin, ↑Pygoscelis adeliae

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