duck noun definition in Birds topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Birds topic
1 (pl. ducks, duck) [countable] a common bird that lives on or near water and has short legs, webbed feet (= feet with thin pieces of skin between the toes) and a wide beak. There are many types of duck, some of which are kept for their meat or eggs. wild ducks duck eggs Every afternoon they went to the park to feed the ducks. Ducks were quacking noisily on the lake. 2 [countable] a female duck

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