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mal·lard

 (măl′ərd)
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.]
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mallard

(ˈmælɑːd)
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]
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mal•lard

(ˈmæl ərd)

n., pl. -lards, (esp. collectively) -lard.
a common, almost cosmopolitan, wild duck, Anas platyrhynchos, from which the domestic ducks are descended.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French, Old French mallart mallard drake, drake; see male, -ard]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mallard - wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descendedmallard - 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
Anas, genus Anas - type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks
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mallard

noun
Related words
collective nouns sord, sute
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Translations
StockenteMärzente
heinäsorsasinisorsa
tőkés récevadkacsa
stokkönd
anatra selvaticagermano reale
divja racamlakarica
gräsand

mallard

[ˈmæləd] N (mallard(s) (pl)) → ánade m real
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mallard

[ˈmælɑːrd] n (= duck) → colvert m
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mallard

nStockente f
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mallard

[ˈmæləd] n (duck) → germano reale
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In contrast, some species in Taihu, China, such as mallard Anas platyrhynchos, northern pintail Anas acuta, gadwall Anas strepera, greater scaup Aythya marila, smew Mergellus albellus and falcated duck Anas falcata have been reported to exhibit a female-skewed sex ratio in one year, and a balanced ratio in another year.
However, in Nigerian ducks (Anas platyrhynchos), total WBC counts are higher during the dry season than in the wet season.
Como ejemplo de una especie carnivora esta Hemisorubim platyrhynchos, familia Pimelodidae, la cual es migratoria sin cuidado parental que esta ampliamente distribuida en la region neotropical, con reportes que indican su presencia en las cuencas de los rios Orinoco, Amazonas, Paraguay, Uruguay y Parana; es un pez valioso para la acuicultura debido a la calidad, el sabor de su carne y la ausencia de huesos intramusculares.
2008: Nest protection in mallards Anas platyrhynchos: untangling the role of crypsis and parental behaviour.
Based on the complete DNA sequence of Anas platyrhynchos genomic DNA sequence (NCBI accession no.
These wild bird habitats are wintering sites of migratory waterfowl, including mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), spot-billed duck (Anas poecilorhyncha), Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata), and common teal (Anas crecca).
Eagle prey species include: (1) dabbling ducks: American Wigeon (Anas americana), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), Northern Pintail (Anas acuta), and Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca); (2) diving ducks: Scaup (Aythya marila and A.
At the same time, we selected the complete sequences of Anas platyrhynchos and Anas zonorhyncha from GenBank as controls.
Similarly, the abundance of gastric glands in the anterior region of the stomach of the carnivorous Hemisorubim platyrhynchos was attributed to the need to digest large prey (Faccioli et al.).
ABSTRACT: This study was conducted to evaluate the anti-angiogenic potential and teratogenic effect of the ethanolic extract from Hyptis suaveolens leaves, through chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) vascularity and teratogenicity assays in mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) embryos.