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MALLARD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mallard mean? 

MALLARD (noun)
  The noun MALLARD has 1 sense:

1. wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed

  Familiarity information: MALLARD used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MALLARD (noun)


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Meaning:

Wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Anas platyrhynchos; mallard

Hypernyms ("mallard" is a kind of...):

duck (small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs)

Holonyms ("mallard" is a member of...):

Anas; genus Anas (type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks)


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