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platypus

noun [C] uk   /ˈplæt.ɪ.pəs/  us   /ˈplæt̬-/ (also duck-billed platypus)
an Australian river mammal with a wide beak whose young are born from eggs
Translations of “platypus”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鴨嘴獸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸭嘴兽…
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