Muscovy duckMuscovy duck
a large, domesticated, Neotropical duck (Cairina moschata) with dark plumage, white wing patches, and a reddish, naked patch on the face
Origin of Muscovy duckaltered (by associated, association with Muscovy) from musk duck
A large duck (Cairina moschata) native to Mexico, Central America, and South America, widely domesticated in forms having plumage of various colors and red facial caruncles in the male. Also called musk duck .
Origin of Muscovy duckAlteration (influenced by Muscovy ) of musk duck
male Muscovy duck
(plural Muscovy ducks)
From Muscovy Company, an ancient monopolist service + duck