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duckbill,

fish: see paddlefishpaddlefish,
large freshwater fish, Polyodon spathula, of the Mississippi valley, also called spoonbill or duckbill and named for its flattened, paddle-shaped snout. The largest specimens weigh well over 150 lb (67.5 kg) and reach 6 ft (183 cm) in length.
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duckbill,

marsupial: see platypusplatypus
, semiaquatic egg-laying mammal, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, of Tasmania and E Australia. Also called duckbill, or duckbilled platypus, it belongs to the order Monotremata (see monotreme), the most primitive group of living mammals.
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duckbill

[′dək‚bil]
(mechanical engineering)
A shaking type of combination loader and conveyor whose loading end is generally shaped like a duck's bill.
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Rocky River is packed with wildlife, including curious kangaroos and wallabies, which you're asked not to feed, while there's also a chance to glimpse a duck-billed platypus.
We also continued to uncover another bone bed full of the jumbled remains of juvenile duck-billed dinosaurs.
By the time the duck-billed dinosaur was fully grown, the tyrannosaurs were only half grown - it was a huge size difference," said Dr Drew Lee, from the University of Ohio in Athens, US.
Gryposaurus monumentensis was a giant among duck-billed dinosaurs - and seriously equipped for chomping.
Authored and illustrated by Australian aboriginal artist, actor and writer Mundara Koorang, The Little Platypus And The Fire Spirit is a "Dream Time" story of the duck-billed, web-footed, paddle-tailed, fur covered platypus and how such a peculiar creature came to be of such a curiously featured shape.
Shiam Wilcox presents a display of exotic and strange animals, including a "zebra" crossing and duck-billed "photo-plus" using plastic bottles and other recycled materials.
THE weird and wonderful duck-billed platypus just got even more weird and more wonderful.
Branded the duck-billed platypus by some pundits, thanks to its extraordinary-looking nose, the Italian company's novel six-seater people carrier isn't just intelligent - it has a higher IQ than its rivals in the compact MPV market, according to What MPV and 4x4?
Then there's the duck-billed platypus, with the body of an otter and the beak and feet of Donald Duck; the sugar glider, a small possum whose skin stretches between fore and hind legs, providing "wings" with which to glide from tree to tree; and of course Australia's signature koalas.
The fauna includes an impressive array of exotics--koalas, kangaroos, duck-billed platipi, wallabies--but no placental mammals or high-level predators.
These newest additions include a 15-foot mother Maiasaura, a duck-billed dinosaur, nurturing her nest of hatching eggs and babies; an Albertosaurus, a close relative to the Tyrannosaurus rex; an Euoplocephalus, an armored dinosaur; 22-foot Tenontosaurus, a dinosaur with a lizardlike tail; two dueling 13-foot Pachycephalosaurus and a pack of flesh-eating, warm-blooded Deinonychus attacking a Tenontosaurus.