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Definition of Bombay duck
Bombay duckDuck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See Duck, v. t. ]
1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatin[ae], family
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
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 Bombay duckBummalo Bum"ma*lo, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.)
A small marine Asiatic fish (Saurus ophidon) used in India
as a relish; -- called also Bombay duck.
Meaning of Bombay duck from wikipedia
the Bombay duck
, bummalo, bombil, and boomla
is a species
of lizardfish. Adults
a maximum length
of 40 cm, but the...
and screenwriter. As an author, she has released three
novels, Bombay Duck
is a Fish (2011), a satire
on the Indian
film industry, the young
- in the lizardfish
family. The most famous member
of this genus
is the Bombay duck
, H. nehereus, which
is commercially fished
its use in Indian...
- ball duck
just the second
tied Test in Test Cricket
all-rounder Ajit Agarkar earned
the unfortunate nickname
- Basa B**** (see also striped
cod/Sablefish Blowfish Bluefish Bombay duck Bream Brill Butter
Cod (see also Pacific
cod and Atlantic...
(four of them first
ball), which earned
him the nickname
". The wicket takers
Lee, Mark Waugh, Brett...
- States Bombay
Beach, California, a settlement
in the United States Bombay
(cat), a breed
cat Bombay duck
, a fish named after Bombay Bombay
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- translucens, the gl****y Bombay duck
, is a species
that lives mainly
in the Indo-West Pacific. The gl****y Bombay duck
to be found
- The pink-headed duck
(Rhodonessa caryophyllacea) is a large diving duck
that was once found
of the Gangetic plains
of India, Bangladesh
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