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Indian runner

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Definition of Indian runner in English:

noun

A duck of a slender upright breed, typically with white or fawn plumage, kept for egg laying.
Example sentences
  • Unlike other ducks, the Indian Runner does not waddle but rather the position of its legs gives them a characteristic running motion.
  • In May one of our Indian Runner ducks hatched 6 ducklings.

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