adjective. having a beak resembling that of a duck.
noun. primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout.
- Polyodon spathula
- genus Polyodon
noun. small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae.
- egg-laying mammal
- genus Ornithorhynchus
- Ornithorhynchus anatinus
- duck-billed platypus
Example sentences of the word duckbill
1. Noun, singular or mass
The bottom of the paper plate should be facing out, creating the outer portion of the bill and the top of the paper plate should be facing in, creating the inside of the duckbill.
Secure the roller in place by inserting one prong of a duckbill hair clip into the center of the roller and the other prong of the clip into the hair near your scalp.