mandarin duck

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mandarin duck

n.
An Asian duck (Aix galericulata) having brightly colored plumage and a crested head.

mandarin duck

n
(Animals) an Asian duck, Aix galericulata, the male of which has a brightly coloured and patterned plumage and crest

man′darin duck′


n.
a crested Asian duck, Aix galericulata, having variegated purple, green, chestnut, and white plumage.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mandarin duck - showy crested Asiatic duckmandarin duck - showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Aix, genus Aix - wood duck and mandarin duck
Translations
kachnička mandarinská