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An Asian duck (Aix galericulata) having brightly colored plumage and a crested head.
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(Animals) an Asian duck, Aix galericulata, the male of which has a brightly coloured and patterned plumage and crest
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a crested Asian duck, Aix galericulata, having variegated purple, green, chestnut, and white plumage.
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|Noun||1.||mandarin duck - showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated|
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
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