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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Muscovy duck.
  • n. A waterfowl (Biziura lobata) of Australia, the male of which has a leathery chin lobe and emits a musky odor during the breeding season.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The Musk Duck (Biziura lobata), a highly aquatic, stiff-tailed duck native to southern Australia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An Australian duck (Biziura lobata).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A duck, Cairina moschata, of the family Anatidæ and subfamily Anatinæ, commonly but erroneously known as the muscovy and Barbary duck.
  • n. A duck of the genus Biziura, as B. lobata of Australia: so called from the musky odor of the male.

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


musk +‎ duck (Wiktionary)


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