duckbill
noun Date: 1840 1. platypus 2. hadrosaur

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Duckbill — may refer to: Platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus Duckbill dinosaurs, family Hadrosauridae Duckbill fishes, family Percophidae Duckbill eels, family Nettastomatidae Duckbill valve, a valve used to prevent backflow See also Bird s beak …   Wikipedia

  • Duckbill — Duck bill , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Duck mole}, under {Duck}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duckbill — [duk′bil΄] n. PLATYPUS …   English World dictionary

  • duckbill — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duckbill — /duk bil /, n. platypus. Also called duckbill platypus, duck billed platypus. [1550 60; DUCK1 + BILL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • duckbill — n. platypus, duckbill platypus, Australian mammal with a beak that resembles the bill of a duck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • duckbill — ančiasnapis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ornithorhynchus anatinus angl. duckbill; duck billed platypus; duckmole; platypus vok. Schnabeltier rus. утконос pranc. ornithorhynque ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • duckbill — afrikinė erelinė raja statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Myliobatis bovina angl. bull ray; duckbill rus. африканский орляк; крылатый скат ryšiai: platesnis terminas – erelinės rajos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • duckbill — noun a) The duck billed platypus b) The hadrosaur …   Wiktionary

  • duckbill — noun an animal with jaws resembling a duck s bill, e.g. a platypus …   English new terms dictionary

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