1. [syn: mallard, Anas platyrhynchos]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mallard \Mal"lard\, n. [F. malari,fr. m[^a]le male + -art =
-ard. See Male, a., and -ard.]
1. (Zool.) A drake; the male of Anas boschas.
2. (Zool.) A large wild duck (Anas boschas) inhabiting both
America and Europe. The domestic duck has descended from
this species. Called also greenhead.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended;
widely distributed [syn: mallard, Anas platyrhynchos]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Mallard, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
Population (2000): 298
Housing Units (2000): 143
Land area (2000): 0.380287 sq. miles (0.984940 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.380287 sq. miles (0.984940 sq. km)
FIPS code: 48585
Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
Location: 42.937269 N, 94.684169 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 50562
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.