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mandarin duck

noun
1.
a crested Asian duck, Aix galericulata, having variegated purple, green, chestnut, and white plumage.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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mandarin duck

noun
1.
an Asian duck, Aix galericulata, the male of which has a brightly coloured and patterned plumage and crest
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