[doo-chey; Italian doo-che] /ˈdu tʃeɪ; Italian ˈdu tʃɛ/
noun, plural duces, duci
[doo-chee] /ˈdu tʃi/ (Show IPA)
a leader or dictator.
il Duce, the leader: applied especially to Benito Mussolini as head of the fascist Italian state.
/ˈduːtʃɪ; Italian ˈduːtʃe/
Il Duce (il). the title assumed by Benito Mussolini as leader of Fascist Italy (1922–43)
1923, title assumed by Benito Mussolini (1883-1945); Italian, literally “leader,” from Latin ducem (see duke (n.)).
[duhk] /dʌk/ noun, plural ducks, (especially collectively for 1, 2) duck. 1. any of numerous wild or domesticated web-footed swimming birds of the family Anatidae, especially of the genus Anas and allied genera, characterized by abroad, flat bill, short legs, and depressed body. 2. the female of this bird, as distinguished from the male. Compare […]
noun 1. (def 1).
[duhk-bil] /ˈdʌkˌbɪl/ noun 1. .
- Duck-billed dinosaur
[duhk-bild] /ˈdʌkˌbɪld/ noun 1. . noun 1. another name for hadrosaur duck-billed dinosaur (dŭk’bĭld’) See hadrosaur.