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 for Muscovy duck
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Muscovy duck \Mus"co*vy duck`\ [A corruption of musk duck.]
     A duck ({Cairina moschata), larger than the common duck,
     often raised in poultry yards. Called also musk duck. It is
     native of tropical America, from Mexico to Southern Brazil.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  muscovy duck
      n 1: large crested wild duck of Central America and South
           America; widely domesticated [syn: muscovy duck, musk
           duck, Cairina moschata]

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