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platypus
American English: /ˈplædəpəs/
British English: /ˈplatɪpəs/

Translation of platypus in Spanish:

noun plural platypuses) (duck-billed platypus

  • Example sentences
    • The only living monotremes are the platypuses and the echidnas.
    • The mammals the researchers studied were the platypus, echidna, opossum, wallaby, hedgehog, mouse, rat, rabbit, cow, pig, bat, tree shrew, colugo, ringtail lemur, and humans.
    • Two of the most amazing mammals on Earth are the naked mole-rat and the platypus.

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