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Bombay duck
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
Bombay duck
Bummalo 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

- Harpadon nehereus, called the Bombay duck, bummalo, bombil, and boomla is a species of lizardfish. Adults may reach a maximum length of 40 cm, but the...
- author 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 adult...
- ball duck, ensuring just the second tied Test in Test Cricket history. Indian all-rounder Ajit Agarkar earned the unfortunate nickname "Bombay Duck" after...
- States Bombay Beach, California, a settlement in the United States Bombay (cat), a breed of domestic cat Bombay duck, a fish named after Bombay Bombay (film)...
- knifefish Bluntnose minnow Boafish Boarfish Bobtail snipe eel Bocaccio Boga Bombay duck Bonefish Bonito Bonnethead shark Bonnetmouth Bonytail Bronze corydoras...
- in the lizardfish family. The most famous member of this genus is the Bombay duck, H. nehereus, which is commercially fished to supply its use in Indian...
- resulting in ducks (four of them first ball), which earned him the nickname "Bombay Duck". The wicket takers were Damien Fleming, Brett Lee, Mark Waugh, Brett...
- Harpadon translucens (gl****y Bombay duck) is a species of lizardfish that lives mainly in the Indo-West Pacific. The gl****y Bombay duck is known to be found in...
- Basa B**** (see also striped b****) Black cod/Sablefish Blowfish Bluefish Bombay duck Bream Brill Butter fish Catfish Cod (see also Pacific cod and Atlantic...
- last entry for the show". ABP Live. 29 September 2017. "Hiten Tejwani's Bombay duck curry". Retrieved 6 September 2013. Shah, Kunal M (5 June 2009). "Gauri...
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