Definition of Anas platyrhynchos

1. Noun. Wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed.

Exact synonyms: Mallard
Generic synonyms: Duck
Group relationships: Anas, Genus Anas



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anas Platyrhynchos

Anaphalis margaritacea
Anaplasma centrale
Anaplasma marginale
Anaplasma ovis
Anaprox
Anapsida
Anapurna
Anarhichadidae
Anarhichas
Anas acuta
Anas americana
Anas clypeata
Anas crecca
Anas discors
Anas penelope
Anas platyrhynchos (current term)
Anas querquedula
Anas rubripes
Anasa
Anasa tristis
Anasazi
Anasazis
Anaspida
Anastacia
Anastasi
Anastasia
Anastasius
Anastatica
Anastatica hierochuntica
Anastomus

Literary usage of Anas platyrhynchos

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1. A History of the Rarer British Birds by Thomas Campbell Eyton (1836)
"Anas platyrhynchos Altera, and Anas platyrhynchos, Ray, Will. Canard Sou- chet, Tenon. Souchet, Buff. Shoveller, English Authors. SUB GENUS 6. ANAS. ..."

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