Definitions for duckbillˈdʌkˌbɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

duck•billˈdʌkˌbɪl(n.)

  1. Category: Mammals

    Ref: platypus .

Origin of duckbill:

1550–60

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paddlefish, duckbill, Polyodon spathula(noun)

    primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout

  2. platypus, duckbill, duckbilled platypus, duck-billed platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus(adj)

    small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae

  3. duckbill, duck-billed(adj)

    having a beak resembling that of a duck

    "a duck-billed dinosaur"

Wiktionary

  1. duckbill(Noun)

    The duck-billed platypus.

  2. duckbill(Noun)

    The hadrosaur.

  3. duckbill(Noun)

    The paddlefish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Duckbill(noun)

    see Duck mole, under Duck, n

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