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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended.

Usage examples (36)
  • A mallard is a plain silly fat Amsterdam duck sitting on the canal.
  • Being called a mallard should be enough to embarrass any thinking human.
  • The male of the wild dock is called a mallard; and the young ones are called flappers.
  • So far as I am aware the mallard is the only wild duck that has been bred in sufficient numbers to slaughter for the markets. for more
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