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Main Entry: platy·pus
Pronunciation: primarystressplat-i-pschwas, -secondarystresspudots
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural platy·pus·es also platy·pi /-secondarystresspimacr, -secondarystresspemacron/
: a small water-dwelling egg-laying mammal of eastern Australia and Tasmania with a fleshy bill resembling that of a duck, webbed feet, and a broad flattened tail
[platypus illustration]

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