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Definition of the noun aix galericulata

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  1. showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Aix galericulata: mandarin duck
    • more generic word: duck = small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
    • member of: Aix / genus Aix = wood duck and mandarin duck

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Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

mandarin duck see Aix galericulata. Called also Dendronessa galericulata. mandatory required by law. m. continuing education participation ina continuingeducation programis a prerequisite for continued ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Birds (2005)

A Acanthisitta chloris Accipiter gentilis Accipiter nisus Accipiter striatus Acridotheres tristis Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Aegithina tiphia Agelaius phoeniceus Aix galericulata Aix sponsa Alauda arvensis Alca torda Alcedo atthis Alectura ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of World Wildlife (2006)

MANDARIN DUCK A (Aix galericulata) (SIZE: Length 43-51cm. Weight 444— 550g DISTRIBUTION: Siberia, China and Japan. Small feral populations in Britain, Europe and North America l IDENTIFICATION: Spectacular multi- coloured ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)

The Chinese Teal or Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata) has the bill shorter than the head, the horny tip being very large, and the edges straight. The toes possess a large web; and the second quill is the longest in the wings. These latter ducks ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Birds (2013)

by Bruce Campbell, Elizabeth Lack

In courtship behaviour striking examples are the preening of an enlarged wing feather by male Mandarin Ducks Aix galericulata and the beak wiping of male estrildine finches which is, in some species, reduced to little more than a nod as they ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (1997)

by Helaine Selin

The standing bird shapes of six of the bird style groups are in the form of a stylized Chinese mandarin drake (aix galericulata) having a knobbed crest and known as a hintha (Pali). The model for the squatting/brooding, gallinaceous style group ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

[Aix galericulata.] mandarin jacket n. a plain jacket with a mandarin collar. mandatary /ˈmandət(ə)ri / n. (pl. mandataries) historical a person or state receiving a mandate. mandate n.

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

mandarin collar a high, narrow, stand-up collar the front ends of which do not quite meet: mandarin duck a crested Asiatic duck (Aix galericulata). [Port, mandarim — Malay (from Hind.) mantrt, counsellor — Sans, mantra, counsel.] mandate ...

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