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shelduck

noun shel·duck \-ˌdək\

Definition of SHELDUCK

:  any of various Old World ducks (genus Tadorna); especially :  a common mostly black-and-white duck (T. tadorna) slightly larger than the mallard

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Origin of SHELDUCK

shel- (as in sheldrake) + duck
First Known Use: 1707

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