freckled duck

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Etymology[edit]

From freckled +‎ duck.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˌfɹɛkəld ˈdʌk/

Noun[edit]

freckled duck (plural freckled ducks)

  1. A moderately large, broad-bodied duck, Stictonetta naevosa, native to southern Australia.
    • 2000, Errol Fuller, Extinct Birds, Oxford 2000, p. 82:
      The chief stronghold of the freckled duck is the Murray Darling Basin of southeastern Australia.

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