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Anas platyrhynchos

TranslingualEdit

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Anas platyrhynchos, a male

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin anas (duck) and Ancient Greek πλατυρρυγχος (platurrhunkhos, broad snouted), from πλατύς (platús, wide, flat) and ῥύγχος (rhúnkhos, snout, beak).

Proper nounEdit

Anas platyrhynchos f

  1. A taxonomic species within the family Anatidae — the mallard.

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: