Definition of pinguin in English:

pinguin

(also pingwing)

noun

  • A large prickly plant related to the pineapple, native to tropical America and the Caribbean. Its fruit is edible but contains enzymes that can irritate the throat.

    Bromelia pinguin, family Bromeliaceae

Origin

Late 17th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

pinguin

/ˈpɪŋɡwɪn/