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anatine

[an-uh-tahyn, -tin] /ˈæn əˌtaɪn, -tɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the family Anatidae, comprising the swans, geese, and ducks.
2.
resembling a duck.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Latin anatīnus of, pertaining to a duck, equivalent to anat- (stem of anas) duck + -īnus -ine1
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