mandarin-duck

mandarin duck

noun
a crested Asian duck, Aix galericulata, having variegated purple, green, chestnut, and white plumage.

Origin:
1790–1800

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mandarin duck
 
n
an Asian duck, Aix galericulata, the male of which has a brightly coloured and patterned plumage and crest

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