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plat·y·pus

platypus

 
pronunciation:
plae tih ps
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part of speech: noun
inflections: platypuses
definition: a mammal with a wide bill, a long, flat tail, and webbed feet for swimming. Platypuses live near streams in Australia. They are one of only two kinds of mammals that lay eggs. They are sometimes called duck-billed platypuses.
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