duckfoot

noun
plural duckfoots or duckfeetsee numbered senses

Definition of duckfoot 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 duckfeet plural : dutch foot

2 duckfoots plural : a gastropod mollusk (Aporrhais occidentalis) of offshore waters of the western North Atlantic that has a long vertical aperture and a much-expanded somewhat triangular outer lip

called also duck's-foot shell

3 : a triangular cultivator blade or shovel used as an attachment to a cultivator

duckfoot

transitive verb
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Definition of duckfoot (Entry 2 of 2)

: to till land with a duckfoot cultivator

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Noun

duck entry 1 + foot

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