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a false or unfounded report or story

The meaning of the word canard is a false or unfounded report or story.

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routa state of wild confusion or disorderly retreat
discernibleable to be perceived by a sense (such as sight or smell) or by the mind : capable of being discerned
terrestrialof or relating to the earth or its inhabitants
ruddyhaving a healthy reddish color
nostruma medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually without scientific proof of its effectiveness
gingerlyvery cautious or careful
rolling(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments
lingerto be slow in parting or in quitting something : tarry
veneera thin sheet of a material: such as
stealtha cautious, unobtrusive, and secretive way of moving or proceeding intended to avoid detection