black duck


any of several ducks having dusky or black plumage, as Anas rubripes, of the northeastern U.S. and Canada.

Nearby words

  1. black diamond,
  2. black diet,
  3. black disc,
  4. black disease,
  5. black dog,
  6. black dwarf,
  7. black earth,
  8. black economy,
  9. black english,
  10. black english vernacular

Origin of black duck

First recorded in 1630–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019