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n. pl. mallard or mal·lards
A wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos) found almost worldwide, the male of which has a green head and neck. Most domestic ducks descend from the mallard.
[Middle English malarde, from Old French maslart, malart, wild mallard drake, drake, probably from masle, male; see male + -art, -ard, -ard.]
n, pl -lard or -lards
(Animals) a duck, Anas platyrhynchos, common over most of the N hemisphere, the male of which has a dark green head and reddish-brown breast: the ancestor of all domestic breeds of duck
[C14: from Old French mallart, perhaps from maslart (unattested); see male, -ard]
n., pl. -lards, (esp. collectively) -lard.
a common, almost cosmopolitan, wild duck, Anas platyrhynchos, from which the domestic ducks are descended.
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|Noun||1.||mallard - wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed|
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
anatra selvaticagermano reale
mallard[ˈmælɑːrd] n (= duck) → colvert m
n → Stockente f