fish duck

noun

Examples of fish duck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Common and red-breasted mergansers, also known as fish ducks, do indeed eat a wide variety of fish, including salmon smolts, trout, minnows, shad, and game fish. M.d. Johnson, Field & Stream, 2 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fish duck was in 1858

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“Fish duck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fish%20duck. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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