drake

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noun \ˈdrāk\

Definition of drake

  1. :  a male duck

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Origin and Etymology of drake

Middle English; akin to Old High German antrahho drake


Drake

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biographical name \ˈdrāk\

Definition of Drake

  1. Sir Francis 1540(or 1543)–1596 English navigator and buccaneer


DRAKE Defined for English Language Learners

drake

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noun

Definition of drake for English Language Learners

  • : a male duck


DRAKE Defined for Kids

drake

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noun \ˈdrāk\

Definition of drake for Students

  1. :  a male duck



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