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duckbill definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: having a beak resembling that of a duck; "a duck-billed dinosaur" [syn: duckbill, duck-billed] n
1: primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout [syn: paddlefish, duckbill, Polyodon spathula]
2: small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae [syn: platypus, duckbill, duckbilled platypus, duck-billed platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1840 1. platypus 2. hadrosaur

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also duck-billed platypus) = PLATYPUS.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See Duck, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatin[ae], family Anatid[ae]. Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into river ducks and sea ducks. Among the former are the common domestic duck (Anas boschas); the wood duck (Aix sponsa); the beautiful mandarin duck of China (Dendronessa galeriliculata); the Muscovy duck, originally of South America (Cairina moschata). Among the sea ducks are the eider, canvasback, scoter, etc. 2. A sudden inclination of the bead or dropping of the person, resembling the motion of a duck in water. Here be, without duck or nod, Other trippings to be trod. --Milton. Bombay duck (Zo["o]l.), a fish. See Bummalo. Buffel duck, or Spirit duck. See Buffel duck. Duck ant (Zo["o]l.), a species of white ant in Jamaica which builds large nests in trees. Duck barnacle. (Zo["o]l.) See Goose barnacle. Duck hawk. (Zo["o]l.) (a) In the United States: The peregrine falcon. (b) In England: The marsh harrier or moor buzzard. Duck mole (Zo["o]l.), a small aquatic mammal of Australia, having webbed feet and a bill resembling that of a duck (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). It belongs the subclass Monotremata and is remarkable for laying eggs like a bird or reptile; -- called also duckbill, platypus, mallangong, mullingong, tambreet, and water mole. To make ducks and drakes, to throw a flat stone obliquely, so as to make it rebound repeatedly from the surface of the water, raising a succession of jets

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Duckbill Duck"bill`, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Duck mole, under Duck, n.


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