musk duck

Origin of musk duck

First recorded in 1765–75
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musk duck

noun
  1. another name for Muscovy duck
  2. a duck, Biziura lobata, inhabiting swamps, lakes, and streams in Australia. The male has a leathery pouch beneath the bill and emits a musky odour
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