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- proper n. A taxonomic species within the genus Anas — the mallard.
From New Latin anas ("duck") and Ancient Greek πλατυρρυγχος (platurrunkhos, "broad snouted"), from πλατύς (platus, "wide, flat") and ῥύγχος (rhunkhos, "snout, beak"). (Wiktionary)
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