Bahama duck

noun
variants: or less commonly Bahama pintail

Definition of Bahama duck

: a pin-tailed duck (Anas bahamensis) with a white face and throat, red base to the bill, and pale buff tail that is widely distributed in the Caribbean islands and through much of South America

called also white-cheeked pintail

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First Known Use of Bahama duck

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bahama duck

from the Bahama islands in the Atlantic southeast of Florida

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“Bahama duck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bahama%20duck. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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