comb duck


Definition of comb duck

: a black and white duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos) that is restricted to the southern hemisphere and is characterized by marked size differences between the sexes, an erect fleshy growth at the base of the male's bill, and absence of true pair formation

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“Comb duck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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