Mallard Definition

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[n] wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed


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Anas, duck, genus Anas

Misc. Definitions

\Mal"lard\, n. [F. malari,fr. m[^a]le male + -art =-ard. See {Male}, a., and {-ard}.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A drake; the male of {Anas boschas}.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A large wild duck ({Anas boschas}) inhabiting both America and Europe. The domestic duck has descended from this species. Called also {greenhead}.

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