Dictionary

drake

noun \ˈdrāk\

: a male duck

Full Definition of DRAKE

:  a male duck

Origin of DRAKE

Middle English; akin to Old High German antrahho drake
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Birds Terms

aerie, bunting, clutch, covey, hackle, ratite, rictus, ruff, skein, zygodactyl

Drake

biographical name \ˈdrāk\

Definition of DRAKE

Sir Francis 1540(or 1543)–1596 Eng. navigator & buccaneer
May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears