[ duhk-bil ]
/ ˈdʌkˌbɪl /
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Also called duckbill platypus, duck-billed platypus.
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British Dictionary definitions for duck-billed platypus
an amphibious egg-laying mammal, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, of E Australia, having dense fur, a broad bill and tail, and webbed feet: family OrnithorhynchidaeSometimes shortened to: duckbill, platypus See also monotreme
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