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 and Etymology of muscovy duck

Muscovy, principality of Moscow, Russia


First Known Use: 1657


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