musk duck

noun

1
[alteration of muscovy duck] : muscovy duck
2
[so called from its characteristic odor during the breeding season] : an Australian duck (Biziura lobata) having a disk-shaped leathery chin lobe and exuding a musky odor during the breeding season

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“Musk duck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/musk%20duck. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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