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(bird species of China) mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) / (fig.) affectionate couple / happily married couple
"mandarin ducks" pot (hot pot with a divider, containing spicy soup on one side, mild soup on the other)
lit. mandarin ducks playing in the water / fig. to make love
taking a bath together as a couple
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  *鴦* | 鴦* | *鴦
mandarin duck
Mandarin ducks and butterfly (i.e. love birds) / derogatory reference to populist and romantic writing around 1900
wild mandarin duck / (derog.) illicit lovers / unorthodox couple
Mandarin ducks and butterfly (i.e. love birds) literary school around 1900, criticized as populist and romantic by socialist realists


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