a.1.(Zool.) Of or pertaining to the ducks; ducklike.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Eva Antoniou is the brains behind the venture: a financial executive and sales manager by day, she is also a secret lover of all things anatine. "A rubber duck is something anyone from anywhere can recognise as part of their childhood -- it conjures up memories, brings out the inner child, and makes you happy!" she enthuses.
Cars were parked in his Anatine grocery warehouse, at his Grosse Isle farm, and eventually at Delta.
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.
(66) Indeed, the anatine utterance 'qweke!' is almost certainly a sign of stage-play, with Nought miming his own hanging for attacking the wrong man.
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.