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noun
an Old World wild duck, Aythya fuligula, having a tufted head and black and white plumage.
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Origin of tufted duck

First recorded in 1760–70

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tufted duck

noun
a European lake-dwelling duck, Aythya fuligula, the male of which has a black plumage with white underparts and a long black drooping crest
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