Rockhopper

/ˈrɒkhɒpə/

Definitions of Rockhopper

Rockhopper

noun

  1. a small penguin, Eudyptes crestatus, of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and New Zealand, with a yellow crest on each side of its head
  2. Australian informal a fisherman who fishes from the rocks on the sea coast

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Rockhopper

noun

  1. A small penguin with a yellowish crest, breeding on subantarctic coastal cliffs which it ascends by hopping from rock to rock.

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Rockhopper

noun

  1. : a small penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) with a short thick bill and a yellow crest

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Example sentences for Rockhopper

  1. Hamilton was busy, about this time, dredging in swamp pools and securing specimens of the rockhopper or gentoo penguin.

Nearby words

rockface , rockfall , rockfish , rockford , rockhampton , rockies , rockiness , rocking chair , rocking horse , rocking rhythm

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