mandarin duck


mandarin duck

mandarin duck Word Origin noun

  1. a crested Asian duck, Aix galericulata, having variegated purple, green, chestnut, and white plumage.

Origin of mandarin duck First recorded in 1790–1800 British Dictionary definitions for mandarin duck mandarin duck noun

  1. an Asian duck, Aix galericulata, the male of which has a brightly coloured and patterned plumage and crest

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