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Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See Duck, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatin[ae], family Anatid[ae]. Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into river ducks and sea ducks. Among the former are the common domestic duck (Anas boschas); the wood duck (Aix sponsa); the beautiful mandarin duck of China (Dendronessa galeriliculata); the Muscovy duck, originally of South America (Cairina moschata). Among the sea ducks are the eider, canvasback, scoter, etc. 2. A sudden inclination of the bead or dropping of the person, resembling the motion of a duck in water. Here be, without duck or nod, Other trippings to be trod. --Milton. Bombay duck (Zo["o]l.), a fish. See Bummalo. Buffel duck, or Spirit duck. See Buffel duck. Duck ant (Zo["o]l.), a species of white ant in Jamaica which builds large nests in trees. Duck barnacle. (Zo["o]l.) See Goose barnacle. Duck hawk. (Zo["o]l.) (a) In the United States: The peregrine falcon. (b) In England: The marsh harrier or moor buzzard. Duck mole (Zo["o]l.), a small aquatic mammal of Australia, having webbed feet and a bill resembling that of a duck (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). It belongs the subclass Monotremata and is remarkable for laying eggs like a bird or reptile; -- called also duckbill, platypus, mallangong, mullingong, tambreet, and water mole. To make ducks and drakes, to throw a flat stone obliquely, so as to make it rebound repeatedly from the surface of the water, raising a succession of jets

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- later officially recognised as Ornithorhynchus anatinus. The scientific name Ornithorhynchus anatinus is derived from ορνιθόρυγχος (ornithorhynkhos),...
- Retrieved 13 December 2006. "The venom of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)". kingsnake.com. Archived from the original on February 1, 2012. De Plater...
- Duckbill may refer to: Platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus Duckbill dinosaurs, family Hadrosauridae Duckbill fishes, family Percophidae Duckbill eels, family...
- Family Ornithorhynchidae: platypus Genus Ornithorhynchus Platypus, O. anatinus Suborder Tachyglossa Family Tachyglossidae: echidnas Genus Tachyglossus...
- insignis †Obdurodon tharalkooschild Genus Ornithorhynchus Ornithorhynchus anatinus (the modern platypus) Another two genera, Steropodon and Teinolophos, were...
- Gasterocercus anatinus is a species of beetle belonging to the true weevil family. Catalogue of life Universal Biological Indexer...
- Ornithorhynchus Platypus (O. anatinus)...
- Lowe, 1838) Synonyms Muraena anatina Lowe, 1838 Gymnothorax anatinus (Lowe, 1838) Lycodontis anatinus (Lowe, 1838) Muraena sanctaehelenae Günther, 1870...
- "Energetics of terrestrial locomotion of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus" (PDF). The Journal of Experimental Biology. 204 (Pt 4): 797–803. PMID 11171362...
- Australian Capital Territory N/A N/A New South Wales Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus Northern Territory Red kangaroo Macropus rufus Queensland Koala Phascolarctos...
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