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.

/ (Anas boschas)

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”