Muscovy duck


Mus·co·vy duck

noun \ˈməs-ˌkō-vē-\

Definition of MUSCOVY DUCK

:  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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