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noun duck pronunciation in American English /dʌk/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a water bird with short legs, webbed feet (=with skin between the toes), and a large flat beak
    1. a.
      a female duck. The male is called a drake.
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    2. b.
      [uncountable] the meat of a duck
      roast duck
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    3. c.
      [only before noun] relating to ducks
      duck feathers
  2. 2

    duck or ducks

    [countable] British spoken used for talking to someone you like
    How are you, duck?



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