mallard
noun (plural mallard or mallards) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French mallart Date: 14th century a common and widely distributed wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos) of the northern hemisphere the males of which have a green head and white-ringed neck and which is the source of the domestic ducks

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
/ (Anas boschas)


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