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musk duck

noun
2.
an Australian duck, Biziura lobata, having a musky odor.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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British Dictionary definitions for musk duck

Muscovy duck

noun
1.
a large crested widely domesticated South American duck, Cairina moschata, having a greenish-black plumage with white markings and a large red caruncle on the bill
Word Origin
C17: originally musk duck, a name later mistakenly associated with Muscovy

musk duck

noun
1.
another name for Muscovy duck
2.
a duck, Biziura lobata, inhabiting swamps, lakes, and streams in Australia. The male has a leathery pouch beneath the bill and emits a musky odour
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