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duckfoot

noun

Definition of duckfoot

plural

duckfoots

or

duckfeet

  1. 1 plural duckfeet :  dutch foot

  2. 2 plural duckfoots :  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. 3 :  a triangular cultivator blade or shovel used as an attachment to a cultivator

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Origin and Etymology of duckfoot

1duck + foot


2

duckfoot

transitive verb \"\

Definition of duckfoot

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to till land with a duckfoot cultivator

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