dukw

dukw
noun (-s)
Usage: sometimes capitalized
Etymology: from DUKWelsh, its code designation
: duck V

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DUKW or Dukw (no periods),
duck4.

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n. an amphibious transport vehicle, esp. as used by the Allies during World War II. Also called duck
Origin:
an official designation, being a combination of factory-applied letters referring to features of the vehicle

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D.U.K.W., dukw
see duck n.4

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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