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]

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