Definition of Mandarin duck

1. Noun. Showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated.

Exact synonyms: Aix Galericulata
Generic synonyms: Duck
Group relationships: Aix, Genus Aix



Definition of Mandarin duck

1. Noun. a perching duck that has a red bill, large white crescent above the eye and reddish face, (spelink Aix galericulata) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mandarin Duck

mandala
mandalalike
mandalas
mandalic
mandalically
mandamus
mandamused
mandamuses
mandamusing
mandap
mandapa
mandarah
mandarahs
mandarin
mandarin collar
mandarin duck (current term)
mandarin ducks
mandarin fishes
mandarin orange
mandarin orange tree
mandarin oranges
mandarinate
mandarinates
mandarine
mandarines
mandarinic
mandarining
mandarinism
mandarinisms

Literary usage of Mandarin duck

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1. Shooting in China by Thomas R. Jernigan (1908)
"The mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) is the most gorgeously plumaged of any of the ducks. Once it was fairly common in both provinces of Kiangsu and ..."

2. The National Zoological Park: A Popular Account of Its Collections by Ned Hollister (1919)
"A large flock of the most strikingly ornamental and curiously colored mandarin duck ... mandarin duck ..."

3. Things Chinese: Or, Notes Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1904)
"The word mandarin has also been used, by foreigners in China, to distinguish a lovely species of duck of beautiful plumage—the mandarin duck (anas ..."

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