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Platypus Plat"y*pus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? + ? foot.] (Zo["o]l.) The duck mole. See under Duck., Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See Duck, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatin[ae], family Anatid[ae]. Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into river ducks and sea ducks. Among the former are the common domestic duck (Anas boschas); the wood duck (Aix sponsa); the beautiful mandarin duck of China (Dendronessa galeriliculata); the Muscovy duck, originally of South America (Cairina moschata). Among the sea ducks are the eider, canvasback, scoter, etc. 2. A sudden inclination of the bead or dropping of the person, resembling the motion of a duck in water. Here be, without duck or nod, Other trippings to be trod. --Milton. Bombay duck (Zo["o]l.), a fish. See Bummalo. Buffel duck, or Spirit duck. See Buffel duck. Duck ant (Zo["o]l.), a species of white ant in Jamaica which builds large nests in trees. Duck barnacle. (Zo["o]l.) See Goose barnacle. Duck hawk. (Zo["o]l.) (a) In the United States: The peregrine falcon. (b) In England: The marsh harrier or moor buzzard. Duck mole (Zo["o]l.), a small aquatic mammal of Australia, having webbed feet and a bill resembling that of a duck (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). It belongs the subclass Monotremata and is remarkable for laying eggs like a bird or reptile; -- called also duckbill, platypus, mallangong, mullingong, tambreet, and water mole. To make ducks and drakes, to throw a flat stone obliquely, so as to make it rebound repeatedly from the surface of the water, raising a succession of jets

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- the whale shark (rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving filter feeding shark and the largest known extant fish species . the largest
- eligmodontia typus is a species of rodent in the family cricetidae it is found in argentina and possibly also chile the northernmost
- the longnose hawkfish, oxycirrhites typus, is a species of hawkfish found on tropical reef s of the indian ocean and the pacific ocean
- the indopacific tree gecko or common dwarf gecko hemiphyllodactylus typus is a species of gecko found in south asia and islands in the
- ketengus typus, the bigmouth sea-catfish, is the only species in the sea catfish genus ketengus (order siluriformes. this fish is found
- the boomslang (dispholidus typus) is a large, venomous snake in the family colubridae taxonomy and etymology: it is currently the only
- cambriae typus, the 'model image of wales', is the earliest published map of wales as a separate region from the rest of great britain .
- lepidopygopsis typus, the peninsular hilltrout, is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to kerala , india where it is only known from
- paratilapia typus is a species of fish in the cichlidae family. it is endemic to madagascar . its natural habitat is river s.
- acheilognathus typus is a species of freshwater ray-finned fish in the genus acheilognathus . it is endemic to japan . references

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