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Gentoo

(ˈdʒɛntuː)
n, pl -toos
(Hinduism) (sometimes not capital) archaic a Hindu, esp as distinguished from a Muslim
[C17: from Portuguese gentio pagan (literally: Gentile)]

Gen•too

(ˈdʒɛn tu)

n., pl. -toos. Archaic.
a Hindu.
[1635–45; < Portuguese gentio gentile, heathen < Latin gentīlis; see gentile]
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The poor mind does not seem to itself to be any thing unless it have an outside badge,--some Gentoo diet, or Quaker coat, or Calvinistic prayer-meeting, or philanthropic society, or a great donation, or a high office, or, any how, some wild contrasting action to testify that it is somewhat.
Earlier this year, Gentoo Homes lodged proposals to develop a site south of Kidderminster Road in 'phase two' of their Downhill development.
Earlier this year, Gentoo Homes lodged proposals to develop a brownfield site southof Kidderminster Road, near the Bunny Hill Health Centre.
The new Gentoo penguin arrival is particularly momentous for the species - with the parents having travelled thousands of miles to conceive as part of Sea Life's global breeding programme.
Newcastle City Council has now granted formal planning permission for the development, led by Gentoo Homes, to go ahead.
The penguins are the Gentoo and Chinstrap species, two of the largest penguin types worldwide.
Gentoo Housing, which owns and manages 29,000 homes across the North East, has been downgraded by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) over criticism of its lack of scrutiny.
UCLA mechanical aerospace engineer Pirouz Kavehpour and colleagues observed gentoo penguin feathers under a scanning electron microscope and spotted a jagged surface full of nano-sized pores.
Gentoo Construction has won the contract for the build, worth PS3m, on behalf of its client The Riverside Group, one of the leading registered providers of social housing in the UK.
FRANCE Gentoo, France's top stayer, may not line up for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot, although a final decision has yet to be made, writes Desmond Stoneham.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall now offers a glimpse of life in the icy Antarctic.For the first time in the Middle East region, three pairs of Gentoo Penguins now call Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall, their home.Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has created a special exhibit that simulates the natural environment of the Gentoo Penguins with ice beds, water surfaces and the ambient temperature regulated at zero and sub-zero degree Celsius.The six Gentoo Penguins, three male and three female, will add to the penguin community of Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, which already features Humboldt Penguins, a warm-weather species found on rocky mainland shores off the coasts of Chile and Peru.