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See also: duck-billed
duckbilled (not comparable)
- Having a bill like that of a duck.
2008 May 13, Natalie Angier, “A Gene Map for the Cute Side of the Family”, in New York Times:
- The third group of mammals, the monotremes, claims a measly three distinct animals, and all are indigenous to Australia and New Guinea: the duckbilled platypus and the long-beaked and short-beaked echidnas, also known as spiny anteaters.
- 2005, Carson Creagh, Simone Ende, Angela Milner, Dinosaurs
- The duckbilled dinosaurs (hadrosaurs) had broad, ducklike beaks. They walked or ran on their hind legs, and leaned down on their shorter front legs to graze on vegetation.