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Beaver vs. Platypus

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Beavernoun

A semiaquatic rodent of the genus Castor, having a wide, flat tail and webbed feet.

Platypusnoun

A semi-aquatic, egg-laying monotreme mammal with a bill resembling that of a duck, that has a mole-like body, a tail resembling that of a beaver, a waterproof pelt, and flat webbed feet — males have poisonous spurs on the inside of the back legs; Ornithorhynchus anatinus

Beavernoun

A hat, of various shape, made from a felted beaver fur (or later of silk), fashionable in Europe between 1550 and 1850.

Platypusnoun

The duck mole. See under Duck.

Beavernoun

The pubic hair and/or vulva of a woman.

Platypusnoun

small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae

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Beavernoun

The fur of the beaver.

Platypusnoun

a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal which frequents lakes and streams in eastern Australia. It has a sensitive pliable bill shaped like that of a duck, webbed feet with venomous spurs, and dense fur.

Beavernoun

Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woollen cloth, used chiefly for making overcoats.

Platypus

The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), sometimes referred to as the duck-billed platypus, is a semiaquatic, egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. The platypus is the sole living representative of its family (Ornithorhynchidae) and genus (Ornithorhynchus), though a number of related species appear in the fossil record.

Beavernoun

A brown colour, like that of a beaver.

Beavernoun

a man who wears a beard

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Beavernoun

A specialized part of a helmet designed to protect the lower face.

Beavernoun

An amphibious rodent, of the genus Castor.

Beavernoun

The fur of the beaver.

Beavernoun

A hat, formerly made of the fur of the beaver, but now usually of silk.

‘A brown beaver slouched over his eyes.’;

Beavernoun

Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woolen cloth, used chiefly for making overcoats.

Beavernoun

A man's beard.

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Beavernoun

The hair on a woman's pubic area; - vulgar.

Beavernoun

A woman; - vulgar and offensive.

Beavernoun

A person who works enthusiastically and diligently; - used especially in the phrase eager beaver.

Beavernoun

That piece of armor which protected the lower part of the face, whether forming a part of the helmet or fixed to the breastplate. It was so constructed (with joints or otherwise) that the wearer could raise or lower it to eat and drink.

Beavernoun

the soft brown fur of the beaver

Beavernoun

a full beard

Beavernoun

a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with beaver or silk

Beavernoun

a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face

Beavernoun

a hat made of beaver fur or similar material

Beavernoun

large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges

Beaververb

work hard on something

Beaver

Beavers are large, semiaquatic rodents in the genus Castor native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere. There are two extant species: the North American beaver (Castor canadensis) and the Eurasian beaver (C. fiber).

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