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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 eggsWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
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