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duck-billed platypus


      n   an amphibious egg-laying mammal, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, of E Australia, having dense fur, a broad bill and tail, and webbed feet: family Ornithorhynchidae,   (Sometimes shortened to)    duckbill, platypus      See also       monotreme  
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duckbill, duck, due bill, ductile

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