[an-uh-tahyn, -tin]


of or relating to the family Anatidae, comprising the swans, geese, and ducks.
resembling a duck.

Nearby words

  1. anatexis,
  2. anathema,
  3. anathematic,
  4. anathematization,
  5. anathematize,
  6. anatman,
  7. anatol,
  8. anatolia,
  9. anatolian,
  10. anatolian shepherd dog

Origin of anatine

1860–65; < Latin anatīnus of, pertaining to a duck, equivalent to anat- (stem of anas) duck + -īnus -ine1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019