musk duck(redirected from Musk-duck)
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1. See Muscovy duck.
2. An Australian duck (Biziura lobata), the male of which has a leathery chin lobe and emits a musky odor during the breeding season.
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1. (Animals) another name for Muscovy duck
2. (Animals) a duck, Biziura lobata, inhabiting swamps, lakes, and streams in Australia. The male has a leathery pouch beneath the bill and emits a musky odour
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|Noun||1.||musk duck - large crested wild duck of Central America and South America; widely domesticated|
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
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