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anatine

[ an-uh-tahyn, -tin ]
/ ˈæn əˌtaɪn, -tɪn /
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adjective

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

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Origin of anatine

1860–65; <Latin anatīnus of, pertaining to a duck, equivalent to anat- (stem of anas) duck + -īnus-ine1
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