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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The duck mole.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The duck-mole or duck-billed platypus of Australia, Ornithorhynchus paradoxus. See cut under duckbill.

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  • ~mollingong, mullingong, or mallangong, and duck mole:

    ~a small aquatic mammal of Australia, having webbed feet and a bill resembling that of a duck (Ornithorhynchus anatinus).

    ~belongs the subclass Monotremata and is remarkable for laying eggs like a bird or reptile

    ~called also: duckbill, platypus, tambreet, and water mole

    January 18, 2009