dabbling duck(redirected from Anatinae)
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Any of various ducks, chiefly of the genus Anas, including the mallards, teals, and shovelers, that feed by dabbling in shallow water and are favored as game birds.
any shallow-water duck, esp. of the genus Anas, that feeds by upending and dabbling (contrasted with diving duck).
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|Noun||1.||dabbling duck - any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling|
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
diving duck - any of various ducks of especially bays and estuaries that dive for their food