Platypus - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplætɪpəs|  American pronunciation of the word platypus
Brit.  |ˈplatɪpəs|  British pronunciation of the word platypus

noun

- small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae (syn: duckbill)

Word forms

noun
singular: platypus
plural: platypuses
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