Definition of Duckbills

1. Noun. (plural of duckbill) ¹



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Definition of Duckbills

1. duckbill [n] - See also: duckbill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duckbills

duck soups
duck stamp
duck stamps
duck tape
duck tapes
duck test
duck tests
duck typing
duck viral enteritis
duck viral hepatitis
duckarsed
duckbill
duckbilled
duckbilled platypus
duckbills (current term)
duckboard
duckboards
duckburger
duckburgers
ducked
ducked and covered
ducker
duckeries
duckers
duckery
duckfooted
duckie
duckier
duckies

Literary usage of Duckbills

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1. Natural History of Animals: Containing Brief Descriptions of the Animals by Sanborn Tenney (1875)
"duckbills, OR MONOTREMES. These are animals which vary much from all other mammals, having their organic structure in some respects much like that of Birds. ..."

2. The Evolution of Man by Wilhelm Bölsche (1905)
"They are called duckbills because their toothless jaws are covered with a ... Hence we conclude that the toothless bills of the duckbills, in spite of the ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1893)
"1884. that the duckbills are egg-laying mammals, a character which certainly could not have been acquired through degeneration, but which simply shows that ..."

4. Contributions Toward a Monograph of the Insects of the Lepidopterous Family by John Bernhard Smith (1895)
"note on the way in which it carries its young, 61. remarks upon some living duckbills in confinement at Melbourne, 63. Le Strange (II. ..."

5. Embryogeny: An Account of the Laws Govering the Development of the Animal by Hans Przibram (1908)
"In most reptiles, in birds, and among mammals in the duckbills, the eggs are very rich in yolk and surrounded by a resistant shell; in the case of some ..."

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