anatine

anatine

[an-uh-tahyn, -tin]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the family Anatidae, comprising the swans, geese, and ducks.
2.
resembling a duck.

Origin:
1860–65; < Latin anatīnus of, pertaining to a duck, equivalent to anat- (stem of anas) duck + -īnus -ine1

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