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Definition of Rockhopper
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Rockhopper
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"More than 300000 jaunty little northern rockhopper penguins—almost half the world population—with bushy yellow eyebrows, red eyes, and bright pink feet make ..."
2. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"There are three different types of penguins, represented by the king penguin, the jackass penguin, and the rockhopper, constituting respectively the generic ..."
3. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"The jackass penguin and the rockhopper are about 2 ft. 3 in, in height ; the king somewhat larger. Penguin» ( pen-i-sil'i-um), a genu« on decaying bodies ..."
4. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J Schneider (2006)
"You'd have to take on a name like rockhopper or Oz." "Well, like I said," Cooney corrected, "we're more the auto type." "Hey, Cody! ..."