Duck-billed
Duck-billed Duck"-billed`, a. Having a bill like that of a duck; as, a duck-billed dinosaur.. [1913 Webster]

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  • duck-billed — adj. 1. having a beak resembling that of a duck. Syn: duckbill, duckbilled. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duck|billed — «DUHK BIHLD», adjective. 1. having a bill like that of a duck: »a duckbilled fish. 2. shaped like a duck s bill: »a duckbilled plate, duckbilled lips …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck-billed — adjective having a beak resembling that of a duck a duck billed dinosaur • Syn: ↑duckbill • Similar to: ↑beaked * * * duckˈ billed adjective Having a bill like a duck • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck-billed — having a beak like that of a duck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Duck-billed Buntingi — Conservation status Critically Endangered (IUCN 2.3) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Duck-billed platypus — Duck billed plat y*pus, a. same as {Duck Mole}, under {Duck}.. Syn: duck mole, duckbill, duck bill platypus, platypus. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duck-billed dinosaur — duck′ billed di′nosaur [[t]ˈdʌkˌbɪld[/t]] n. pal hadrosaur …   From formal English to slang

  • duck-billed dinosaur — [duk′bild΄] n. any of various ornithopod dinosaurs having a flat head, a ducklike bill, and numerous, small, flat teeth for grinding plants …   English World dictionary

  • duck-billed platypus — noun small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae • Syn: ↑platypus, ↑duckbill, ↑duckbilled platypus, ↑Ornithorhynchus anatinus •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck-billed cat — Paddlefish Pad dle*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l) A large ganoid fish ({Polyodon spathula}) found in the rivers of the Mississippi Valley. It has a long spatula shaped snout. Called also {duck billed cat}, and {spoonbill sturgeon}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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