tufted duck


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. tuffstone body,
  2. tuft,
  3. tufted,
  4. tufted cell,
  5. tufted deer,
  6. tufted titmouse,
  7. tufting,
  8. tufty,
  9. tug,
  10. tug of war

Origin of tufted duck

First recorded in 1760–70

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British Dictionary definitions for tufted duck

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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