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  • n. An anatide genus Cairina moschata, a large duck which is native to Mexico, Central and South America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A duck (Cairina moschata), larger than the common duck, often raised in poultry yards. Called also musk duck. It is native of tropical America, from Mexico to Southern Brazil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large crested wild duck of Central America and South America; widely domesticated

Etymologies

From Muscovy Company, an ancient monopolist service + duck (Wiktionary)

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