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Muscovy duck

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noun Mus·co·vy duck \ˈməs-ˌkō-vē-\

Definition of Muscovy duck

  1. :  a large dark crested duck (Cairina moschata) of Central and South America that is widely kept in domestication



Origin of muscovy duck

Muscovy, principality of Moscow, Russia


First Known Use: 1657


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