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a.1.(Zool.) Of or pertaining to the ducks; ducklike.
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Nothing to do with actual duck, these little treats are anatine in name only.
In the Order Coleoptera, the following adult insect species were eaten by some Zimbabweans: Eulepida anatine, Eulepida mashona, Eulepida nitidicollis.
Partisans of the latter will note that the most prominent duck-like, or anatine, feature is up front, while the beaver-like, or casteroid, tail follows along behind.