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wood duck

noun

Definition of WOOD DUCK

:  a showy American duck (Aix sponsa) which nests in tree cavities and the males of which have a large crest and iridescent plumage varied with green, purple, black, white, and chestnut
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First Known Use of WOOD DUCK

1777

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