whistling duck


any of several long-legged, chiefly tropical ducks of the genus Dendrocygna, most of which have whistling cries.

Nearby words

  1. whistler's mother,
  2. whistler, james,
  3. whistler, james abbott mcneill,
  4. whistling,
  5. whistling buoy,
  6. whistling swan,
  7. whit,
  8. whit monday,
  9. whit sunday,
  10. whit week

Origin of whistling duck

First recorded in 1690–1700

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