ened, m/f.n: a duck. [AY-ned]


Duck from the Bestiary of Ann Walsh. England, 15th century. Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliotek, Gl. kgl. S. 1633 4º, fol. 46v. [bestiary.ca]

One thought on “ened

  1. Interesting! The Family name for ducks, geese, and swans is Anatidae, and the genus name for mallards and teals is Anas. Obviously trickle-down from the old name for ducks.

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